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Meaning of great

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      adj 1: relatively large in size or number or extent; larger than
             others of its kind; "a great juicy steak"; "a great
             multitude"; "the great auk"; "a great old oak"; "a great
             ocean liner"; "a great delay"
      2: of major significance or importance; "a great work of art";
         "Einstein was one of the outstanding figures of the 20th
         centurey" [syn: {great}, {outstanding}]
      3: remarkable or out of the ordinary in degree or magnitude or
         effect; "a great crisis"; "had a great stake in the outcome"
      4: very good; "he did a bully job"; "a neat sports car"; "had a
         great time at the party"; "you look simply smashing" [syn:
         {bang-up}, {bully}, {corking}, {cracking}, {dandy}, {great},
         {groovy}, {keen}, {neat}, {nifty}, {not bad(p)}, {peachy},
         {slap-up}, {swell}, {smashing}]
      5: uppercase; "capital A"; "great A"; "many medieval manuscripts
         are in majuscule script" [syn: {capital}, {great},
      6: in an advanced stage of pregnancy; "was big with child"; "was
         great with child" [syn: {big(p)}, {enceinte}, {expectant},
         {gravid}, {great(p)}, {large(p)}, {heavy(p)}, {with
      n 1: a person who has achieved distinction and honor in some
           field; "he is one of the greats of American music"

Source : WordNet ® Princeton University. 2010.

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