great

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great is part of the Basic English 850.
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great is one of the 1000 most common headwords.
grant - great - green

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Adjective[change]

Positive
great

Comparative
greater

Superlative
greatest

  1. A great object or event is very big and large in scale.
    A great storm is approaching our shores.
  2. A great person or object is very good.
    Dinner was great.
  3. Something that is great is very important.
  4. Great is used to describe an important leader.
    Alexander the Great