greater greater  /ˈɡreɪ tər/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) greater in size or importance or degree

Usage(s):

  1. There is no greater contribution than to help the weak.
  2. The greater the dilution, it seems, the greater the benefit.
  3. There is no greater glory for a man as long as he lives than that which he wins by his own hands and feet.

News

  1. Greater Pittston enges Nanticoke in Legion play

    Fred Chupka went 2-for-3 with three RBI and two doubles in Greater Pittston's 6-5 win over Nanticoke in a close American Legion Baseball game Friday.Joe Giavanovis recorded a home run in the win as well.Mickey Ferrance batted 2-for-4 with two doubles in the effort for Nanticoke.
    on June 22, 2013     Source: Times Leader

  2. Camp Fire Greater Dayton Area to shut down

    The Camp Fire Greater Dayton Area council is shutting down because it doesn’t have the funding to continue, the organization said in an announcement Friday afternoon. The board of directors voted unanimously to dissolve the council, effective July 31. Closing became the only option after Camp Fire did not receive 2012-13 funding from the Montgomery County Department of Job and Family Services ...
    on June 22, 2013     Source: Springfield News-Sun

  3. Greater Steuben Red Cross transitioning food pantry services to Salvation Army

    The Greater Steuben Chapter of the American Red Cross today will end its food pantry services at 24 Maple St. in Hornell and transition them to the Hornell Salvation Army at 95 Seneca St.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: The Hornell Evening Tribune

Quotes

  1. "Iraq is now a different place from one year ago. We must do all we can to ensure that 2008 will bring even greater progress," Mr Bush said.
    on Jan 12, 2008 By: President Bush Source: BBC News

  2. At one point last night, Obama said that, "The middle-class will realize greater security, not higher taxes."
    on Sep 10, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: American Spectator

  3. "These steps will provide financial institutions with greater assurance of access to funds," Bernanke told reporters in a brief conference call Sunday evening.
    on Mar 16, 2006 By: Ben Bernanke Source: 940 News

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