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Meaning of greater by Wiktionary Dictionary

Greater


    Pronunciation

    • enPR: grāt'ə( r ), IPA: /ˈɡreɪtə( r )/, SAMPA: /"greIt@( r )/
    • Rhymes: -eɪtə( r )
    • Homophone: grater

    Etymology

    great +‎ -er

    Adjective

    greater

    1. Comparative form of great: more great .
    2. Used in referring to a region or place together with the surrounding area; ( of a city ) metropolitan.

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Explanation of greater by Wordnet Dictionary

Greater


    Adjective
    1. greater in size or importance or degree

    2. for the greater good of the community
      the greater Antilles