Associations to the word «Greater»


GREATER, adjective. Comparative form of great: more great
GREATER, adjective. Used in referring to a region or place together with the surrounding area; (of a city) metropolitan.
GREATER ALAR CARTILAGE, noun. (anatomy) A flexible plate-like cartilage that support the tip of the nose
GREATER ALAR CARTILAGES, noun. Plural of greater alar cartilage
GREATER ANTILLEAN, adjective. Of, from, or relating to, the Greater Antilles
GREATER ANTILLEAN, noun. A person from the Greater Antilles.
GREATER ANTILLES, proper noun. The islands of Cuba, Hispaniola, Jamaica and Puerto Rico, in the Caribbean Sea.
GREATER ARGENTINE, noun. A northern Atlantic fish, herring-smelt, Argentina silus (also Salmo silus)
GREATER ARGONAUT, noun. A species of octopus, Argonauta argo.
GREATER ARMENIA, proper noun. (historical) Ancient Armenian kingdom in the Armenian Highlands, stretching from Euphrates to Kura river, Caspian Sea and lake Urmia, and existing from 190 BCE to 428 CE. Traditionally divided into 15 provinces: Aghdznik, Artsakh, Ayrarat, Corduene, Gugark, Moxoene, Parskahayk, Paytakaran, Sophene, Syunik, Tayk, Turuberan, Upper Armenia, Utik, Vaspurakan.
GREATER BAMBOO LEMUR, noun. A large, greyish brown lemur with white ear tufts, Prolemur simus
GREATER BAMBOO LEMURS, noun. Plural of greater bamboo lemur
GREATER BILBY, noun. An endangered and the only known extant species of bilby, a rabbit-sized marsupial, Macrotis lagotis, endemic to arid regions of central Australia but previously more widespread.
GREATER CAUCASUS, proper noun. The major mountain range of the Caucasus Mountains, which stretches for about 1,200 kilometres from west-northwest to east-southeast, between the Taman Peninsula of the Black Sea to the Absheron Peninsula of the Caspian Sea
GREATER CELANDINE, noun. A European perennial herb, Chelidonium majus, a flower of the poppy family with yellow flowers, native to Europe and western Asia.
GREATER CHINA, proper noun. A term used in some circles for commercial, cultural and sometimes political purposes to define Chinese speaking countries combined, including mainland China, Hong Kong, Macau, and Taiwan and sometimes Singapore
GREATER FOOL THEORY, proper noun. (economics) The theory that the price of an object is determined not by its intrinsic value, but rather by irrational beliefs and expectations of market participants; i.e. one can make money by buying something for the sole reason of selling it to someone else for a higher price.
GREATER GALAGO, noun. Common name for three species of strepsirrhine primates of the genus Otolemur.
GREATER GALAGOS, noun. Plural of greater galago
GREATER GALANGAL, noun. Galangal, Alpinia galanga
GREATER GOOD, noun. The benefit of the public, of more people than oneself; that which is better and more correct.
GREATER HEBRIDES, proper noun. Collective name for the islands off the west coast of Scotland, divided into the Inner Hebrides and the Outer Hebrides.
GREATER LONDON, proper noun. An administrative area combining the City of London, the City of Westminster and 31 other London boroughs. Greater London borders Essex, Hertfordshire, Buckinghamshire, Berkshire, Surrey and Kent
GREATER MANCHESTER, proper noun. A metropolitan county in northwest England comprising the cities of Manchester and Salford, and the metropolitan boroughs of Bolton, Bury, Oldham, Rochdale, Stockport, Tameside, Trafford and Wigan. Greater Manchester borders Merseyside, Cheshire, Lancashire, West Yorkshire and Derbyshire
GREATER MIDDLE EAST, proper noun. The countries of the Muslim world, centred on the Middle East and excluding those in Oceania. The Middle East plus Iran, Afghanistan, Pakistan, and North Africa.
GREATER MULTANGULAR, noun. The trapezium bone
GREATER POLAND, proper noun. A historical region in east central Poland
GREATER SAPHENOUS VEIN, noun. Another term for the great saphenous vein.
GREATER SAPHENOUS VEINS, noun. Plural of greater saphenous vein
GREATER SCAUP, noun. A scaup of the species Aythya marila, a bluebill.
GREATER SCAUPS, noun. Plural of greater scaup
GREATER THAN, noun. The character >.
GREATER THANS, noun. Plural of greater than
GREATER YELLOWLEGS, noun. A shorebird of North America characterized by its yellow legs, Tringa melanoleuca.

Dictionary definition

GREATER, adjective. Greater in size or importance or degree; "for the greater good of the community"; "the greater Antilles".

Wise words

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