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greater

EN[ˈɡreɪɾɚ] [-eɪtə(ɹ)]
pronunciation
WGreater
  • Greater may refer to:
  • Greatness, the state of being great
  • Greater than, in inequality
  • In terms of geography and politics it is used in referring to a region or place together with the surrounding area, therefore implying expansive area and/or influence
  • Greater, the oldest flamingo on record

    Definition of greater in English Dictionary

  • AdjectiveBFgreatSUPgreatestSUF-er
    1. comparative form of great: more great.
      1. The San Juan market is Mexico City's most famous deli of exotic meats, where an adventurous shopper can hunt down hard-to-find critters such as ostrich, wild boar and crocodile. Only the city zoo offers greater species diversity.
    2. Used in referring to a region or place together with the surrounding area; (of a city) metropolitan.
    3. More Examples
      1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
        • It has got to the ludicrous stage that whenever Snedden makes a speech without actually ballsing something up irrevocably, they tell him he's the greatest thing since Winston Churchill;
        • 'Oxford's great metaphasiarch', as Punch once called him, was seldom guilty of metaphasis, or the transposition of sounds. What he transposed was ideas.
        • I have (saith he) long been of that mind that N. E. is guilty of great unthankfulness for the Gospel, & strait-heartedness, & closehandedness toward the Ministers.
      2. Used in the Beginning of Sentence
        • Great George was acting up, so his master sent him to a slave breaker.
        • Great prostration of strength indicates the use of stimulants. ‎
    • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
      1. Adjectives
        • Adjective forms
          • Adjective comparative forms
        • Morphemes
          • Suffixes
            • Words by suffix
              • Words suffixed with -er
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        Meaning of greater for the defined word.

        Grammatically, this word "greater" is an adjective, more specifically, an adjective form. It's also a morpheme, more specifically, a suffixe.
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