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great

 (grāt)
adj. great·er, great·est
1.
a. Very large in size, extent, or intensity: a great pile of rubble; a great storm.
b. Of a larger size than other, similar forms: the great anteater.
c. Large in quantity or number: A great throng awaited us. See Synonyms at large.
d. Extensive in time or distance: a great delay; a great way off.
2.
a. Remarkable or outstanding in magnitude, degree, or extent: a great crisis; great anticipation.
b. Of outstanding significance or importance: a great work of art.
c. Chief or principal: the great house on the estate.
d. Superior in quality or character; noble: a great man who dedicated himself to helping others.
e. Powerful; influential: one of the great nations of the West.
f. Eminent; distinguished: a great leader.
3. Informal
a. Very good; first-rate: We had a great time at the dance.
b. Very skillful: She is great at algebra.
c. Enthusiastic: a great lover of music.
4. Being one generation removed from the relative specified. Often used in combination: a great-granddaughter.
5. Archaic Pregnant.
n.
1. pl. greats or great One that is great: a composer considered among the greats.
2. Music
a. A division of most pipe organs, usually containing the most powerful ranks of pipes.
b. A similar division of other organs.
adv. Informal
1. Very well: got along great with the teacher.
2. Used as an intensive with certain adjectives: a great big kiss.

[Middle English grete, from Old English grēat, thick, coarse.]

great′ly adv.
great′ness n.

greatest

(ˈɡreɪtɪst)
adj
the superlative of great
n
the greatest slang an exceptional person
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.greatest - highest in quality
superior - of high or superior quality or performance; "superior wisdom derived from experience"; "superior math students"
Translations

greatest

[ˈgreɪtɪst] ADJ SUPERL of greatel mayor, la mayor
Ireland's greatest living poetel mayor poeta vivo de Irlanda
with the greatest difficultycon suma dificultad
he's the greatest!¡es el mejor!

greatest

adj superl of greatgrößte(r, s); with the greatest (of) pleasuremit dem größten Vergnügen
n he’s the greatest (inf)er ist der Größte; it’s the greatest (inf)das ist das Größte (sl), → das ist einsame Klasse (inf)

greatest

[ˈgreɪtɪst] adj (great (superl of)) → il/la più grande
he's the greatest! (fam) → è grande!