great great  /ˈɡreɪt/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a person who has achieved distinction and honor in some field
  2. (adj) relatively large in size or number or extent; larger than others of its kind
  3. (adj) of major significance or importance
  4. (adj) remarkable or out of the ordinary in degree or magnitude or effect
  5. (adj) very good
  6. (adj) uppercase
  7. (adj) in an advanced stage of pregnancy

Usage(s):

  1. Richard Corliss goes beyond and beneath the website's selection of great movies: PLUS: Films dropped from the list Schickel's Cuts Corliss' Cuts.
  2. The great pitchers in baseball's record book are mostly names out of a distant past, men like Christy Mathewson.
  3. Lest we forget: this is something great scores sometimes accomplish.

News

  1. Ask Great Questions: Leadership Skills of Socrates

    ASK GREAT QUESTIONS Building a successful venture means consistently making good decisions. The question is how to become great at making good decisions. The answer is to look to Socrates. This ancient philosopher holds the key to an essential leadership skill: ask great questions. The challenge is that too few leaders, managers and employees ask great questions. This is a big problem. Cultures ...
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Forbes

  2. Great Falls woman charged with DUI in drive-thru

    A Great Falls woman is charged with aggravated DUI after police say she was driving drunk at a fast-food drive-thru with her neighbor's young children in the car.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Montana Kaimin

  3. Great American Insurance Group’s Environmental Division Launches Enhanced Premises Environmental Liability Product

    Great American Insurance Group's Environmental Division is pleased to announce the launch of its enhanced Premises Environmental Liability Insurance Policy. The policy speaks to ma
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance

Quotes

  1. "This is great and exciting news," cracked Tina Fey, star and producer of NBC's withering inside-TV sitcom "30 Rock," whose three nominations (for writing and acting on "30 Rock," plus one for guest-hosting "Saturday Night Live") ran her...
    on Jul 8, 2010 By: Tina Fey Source: MiamiHerald.com

  2. "It's incredible, it's been a long time," said Cavendish of his stage win. "Yesterday wasn't that great for us. I let the guys down."
    on Jul 8, 2010 By: Mark Cavendish Source: The Associated Press

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