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Was die in der KategorieENGLISH - ETYMOLOGY
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English - Etymology

From Middle English _greet_ (“great, large”), from Old English _grēat_ (“big, thick, coarse, stour, massive”), from Proto-Germanic _*grautaz_ (“big in size, coarse, coarse grained”), from Proto-Indo-European _*ghrewə-_ (“to fell, put down, fall in”). Cognate with Scots _great_ (“coarse in grain or texture, thick, great”), West Frisian _grut_ (“large, great”), Dutch _groot_ (“large, stour”), German _groß_ (“large”), Old English _grēot_ (“earth, sand, grit”), Latin _grandis_ (“great, big”), Albanian _ngre_ (“I lift, heave, stand, elevate”). More at grit.

From Middle English greet (great, large), from Old English grēat (big, thick, coarse, stour, massive), from Proto-Germanic *grautaz (big in size, coarse, coarse grained), from Proto-Indo-European *ghrewə- (to fell, put down, fall in). Cognate with Scots great (coarse in grain or texture, thick, great), West Frisian grut (large, great), Dutch groot (large, stour), German groß (large), Old English grēot (earth, sand, grit), Latin grandis (great, big), Albanian ngre (I lift, heave, stand, elevate). More at grit.

Was die in der KategorieENGLISH - PRONUNCIATION
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English - Pronunciation

* enPR: grāt, IPA(key): /ɡɹeɪt/ * Rhymes: -eɪt * Homophone: grate

  • enPR: grāt, IPA(key): /ɡɹeɪt/
  • Rhymes: -eɪt
  • Homophone: grate

Was die in der KategorieENGLISH - ADJECTIVE
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English - Adjective

GREAT (_comparative_ GREATER, _superlative_ GREATEST) * Very big, large scale. _A GREAT storm is approaching our shores._ * Very good. _Dinner was GREAT._ * Important. * William Shakespeare (1564-1616) He doth object I am too GREAT of birth. * 1915, Emerson Hough, _The Purchase Price_, chapterI: “[…] We are engaged in a GREAT work, a treatise on our river fortifications, perhaps? But since when did army officers afford the luxury of amanuenses in this simple republic?

great (comparative greater, superlative greatest)

  1. Very big, large scale.
    A great storm is approaching our shores.
  2. Very good.
    Dinner was great.
  3. Important.
Was die in der KategorieENGLISH - INTERJECTION
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English - Interjection

GREAT * Expression of gladness and content about something. _GREAT! Thanks for the wonderful work._ * sarcastic inversion thereof. _Oh, GREAT! I just dumped all 500 sheets of the manuscript all over and now I have to put them back in order._ TRANSLATIONS

great

  1. Expression of gladness and content about something.
    Great! Thanks for the wonderful work.
  2. sarcastic inversion thereof.
    Oh, great! I just dumped all 500 sheets of the manuscript all over and now I have to put them back in order.

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Was die in der KategorieENGLISH - NOUN
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English - Noun

GREAT (_plural_ GREATS) * A person of major significance, accomplishment or acclaim. _Newton and Einstein are two of the GREATS of the history of science._ * (typographically plural, grammatically singular proper noun) A course of academic study devoted to the works of such persons and also known as _Literae Humaniores_; the "Greats" name has official status with respect to Oxford University's program and is widely used as a colloquialism in reference to similar programs elsewhere. _Spencer read Greats at Oxford, taking a starred first._ * (music) The main division in a pipe organ, usually the loudest division. TRANSLATIONS

great (plural greats)

  1. A person of major significance, accomplishment or acclaim.
    Newton and Einstein are two of the greats of the history of science.
  2. (typographically plural, grammatically singular proper noun) A course of academic study devoted to the works of such persons and also known as Literae Humaniores; the "Greats" name has official status with respect to Oxford University's program and is widely used as a colloquialism in reference to similar programs elsewhere.
    Spencer read Greats at Oxford, taking a starred first.
  3. (music) The main division in a pipe organ, usually the loudest division.

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Was die in der KategorieENGLISH - ADVERB
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English - Adverb

GREAT (_not comparable_) * very well (in a very satisfactory manner) _Those mechanical colored pencils work GREAT because they don't have to be sharpened._ TRANSLATIONS DERIVED TERMS * greatly * greatness

great (not comparable)

  1. very well (in a very satisfactory manner)
    Those mechanical colored pencils work great because they don't have to be sharpened.

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Derived terms

Was die in der KategorieENGLISH - ANAGRAMS
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English - Anagrams

* grate, Greta. targe

Was die in der KategorieOLD ENGLISH - ETYMOLOGY
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Old English - Etymology

From Proto-Germanic _*grautaz_ (“big in size, coarse, coarse grained”), from Proto-Indo-European _*ghrewə-_ (“to fell, put down, fall in”). Cognate with Old Saxon _grōt_ (“large, thick, coarse, stour”), Old High German _grōz_ (“large, thick, coarse”), Old English _grot_ (“particle”). More at groat.

From Proto-Germanic *grautaz (big in size, coarse, coarse grained), from Proto-Indo-European *ghrewə- (to fell, put down, fall in). Cognate with Old Saxon grōt (large, thick, coarse, stour), Old High German grōz (large, thick, coarse), Old English grot (particle). More at groat.

Was die in der KategorieOLD ENGLISH - PRONUNCIATION
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Old English - Pronunciation

* IPA(key): /ˈɡræːɑt/

  • IPA(key): /ˈɡræːɑt/

Was die in der KategorieOLD ENGLISH - ADJECTIVE
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Old English - Adjective

GRĒAT * great, massive * tall * thick; stout * coarse DECLENSION DESCENDANTS * Middle English: greet * English: great * Scots: great

grēat

  1. great, massive
  2. tall
  3. thick; stout
  4. coarse

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Descendants

Was die in der KategorieSCOTS - ALTERNATIVE FORMS
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Scots - Alternative Forms

* greet

Was die in der KategorieSCOTS - ETYMOLOGY
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Scots - Etymology

From Old English _grēat_, from Proto-Germanic _*grautaz_.

From Old English grēat, from Proto-Germanic *grautaz.

Was die in der KategorieSCOTS - PRONUNCIATION
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Scots - Pronunciation

* IPA(key): [ɡrɛt], [ɡrɪt] * (North Northern Scots) IPA(key): [ɡrit]

Was die in der KategorieSCOTS - ADJECTIVE
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Scots - Adjective

GREAT (_comparative_ GREATER, _superlative_ GREATEST) * great * coarse (in grain or texture) * (of things) thick, bulky, roomy * (of people) big, stout * (of a river) swollen with rain, in flood * (of the sea) high, stormy * intimate, friendly

great (comparative greater, superlative greatest)

  1. great
  2. coarse (in grain or texture)
  3. (of things) thick, bulky, roomy
  4. (of people) big, stout
  5. (of a river) swollen with rain, in flood
  6. (of the sea) high, stormy
  7. intimate, friendly


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