Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun great

1 sense of great

Sense 1
great -- (a person who has achieved distinction and honor in some field; "he is one of the greats of American music")
       => achiever, winner, success, succeeder -- (a person with a record of successes; "his son would never be the achiever that his father was"; "only winners need apply"; "if you want to be a success you have to dress like a success")

Antonyms of adj great

6 senses of great

Sense 1
great -- (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")

INDIRECT (VIA large, big) -> small, little -- (limited or below average in number or quantity or magnitude or extent; "a little dining room"; "a little house"; "a small car"; "a little (or small) group")
INDIRECT (VIA large, big) -> small, little -- (limited or below average in number or quantity or magnitude or extent; "a little dining room"; "a little house"; "a small car"; "a little (or small) group")

Sense 2
great, outstanding -- (of major significance or importance; "a great work of art"; "Einstein was one of the outstanding figures of the 20th centurey")

INDIRECT (VIA important) -> unimportant -- (not important; "a relatively unimportant feature of the system"; "the question seems unimportant")

Sense 3
great -- (remarkable or out of the ordinary in degree or magnitude or effect; "a great crisis"; "had a great stake in the outcome")

INDIRECT (VIA extraordinary) -> ordinary -- (not exceptional in any way especially in quality or ability or size or degree; "ordinary everyday objects"; "ordinary decency"; "an ordinary day"; "an ordinary wine")

Sense 4
bang-up, bully, corking, cracking, dandy, great, groovy, keen, neat, nifty, not bad (predicate), peachy, slap-up, swell, smashing -- (very good; "he did a bully job"; "a neat sports car"; "had a great time at the party"; "you look simply smashing")

INDIRECT (VIA good) -> bad -- (having undesirable or negative qualities; "a bad report card"; "his sloppy appearance made a bad impression"; "a bad little boy"; "clothes in bad shape"; "a bad cut"; "bad luck"; "the news was very bad"; "the reviews were bad"; "the pay is bad"; "it was a bad light for reading"; "the movie was a bad choice")

Sense 5
capital, great, majuscule -- (uppercase; "capital A"; "great A"; "many medieval manuscripts are in majuscule script")

INDIRECT (VIA uppercase) -> lowercase -- (relating to small (not capitalized) letters that were kept in the lower half of a compositor's type case; "lowercase letters; a and b and c etc")

Sense 6
big (predicate), enceinte, expectant, gravid, great (predicate), large (predicate), heavy (predicate), with child (predicate) -- (in an advanced stage of pregnancy; "was big with child"; "was great with child")

INDIRECT (VIA pregnant) -> nonpregnant -- (not pregnant)

Similarity of adj great

6 senses of great

Sense 1
great -- (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")
       => large (vs. small), big (vs. little) -- (above average in size or number or quantity or magnitude or extent; "a large city"; "set out for the big city"; "a large sum"; "a big (or large) barn"; "a large family"; "big businesses"; "a big expenditure"; "a large number of newspapers"; "a big group of scientists"; "large areas of the world")

Sense 2
great, outstanding -- (of major significance or importance; "a great work of art"; "Einstein was one of the outstanding figures of the 20th centurey")
       => important (vs. unimportant), of import -- (of great significance or value; "important people"; "the important questions of the day")

Sense 3
great -- (remarkable or out of the ordinary in degree or magnitude or effect; "a great crisis"; "had a great stake in the outcome")
       => extraordinary (vs. ordinary) -- (beyond what is ordinary or usual; highly unusual or exceptional or remarkable; "extraordinary authority"; "an extraordinary achievement"; "her extraordinary beauty"; "enjoyed extraordinary popularity"; "an extraordinary capacity for work"; "an extraordinary session of the legislature")

Sense 4
bang-up, bully, corking, cracking, dandy, great, groovy, keen, neat, nifty, not bad (predicate), peachy, slap-up, swell, smashing -- (very good; "he did a bully job"; "a neat sports car"; "had a great time at the party"; "you look simply smashing")
       => good (vs. bad) -- (having desirable or positive qualities especially those suitable for a thing specified; "good news from the hospital"; "a good report card"; "when she was good she was very very good"; "a good knife is one good for cutting"; "this stump will make a good picnic table"; "a good check"; "a good joke"; "a good exterior paint"; "a good secretary"; "a good dress for the office")

Sense 5
capital, great, majuscule -- (uppercase; "capital A"; "great A"; "many medieval manuscripts are in majuscule script")
       => uppercase (vs. lowercase) -- (relating to capital letters which were kept in the top half of a compositor's type case; "uppercase letters; X and Y and Z etc")

Sense 6
big (predicate), enceinte, expectant, gravid, great (predicate), large (predicate), heavy (predicate), with child (predicate) -- (in an advanced stage of pregnancy; "was big with child"; "was great with child")
       => pregnant (vs. nonpregnant) -- (carrying developing offspring within the body or being about to produce new life)

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