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major

noun

1 major

A commissioned military officer in the United States Army or Air Force or Marines; below lieutenant colonel and above captain.

Roget 745: master, padrone; lord, lord paramount; commander, commandant; captain; chief, chieftain; sirdar, sachem, sheik, head, senior, ... show more

Dutch: majoor
Polish: major



2 Major

British statesman who was prime minister from 1990 until 1997 (born in 1943).

synonyms: John Major, John R. Major, John Roy Major.

3 major

A university student who is studying a particular field as the principal subject.

4 major

The principal field of study of a student at a university.

Polish: specjalność, specjalizacja

verb

1 major

Have as one's principal field of study.

adjective

1 major

Of greater importance or stature or rank.

Roget 33: superior, greater, major, higher; exceeding etc. v.; great etc. 31; distinguished, ultra [Lat.]; vaulting; more than a match for.    ... show more

2 major

Greater in scope or effect.

3 major

Greater in number or size or amount.

4 major

Of the field of academic study in which one concentrates or specializes.

5 major

of a scale or mode Having half steps between the third and fourth degrees and the seventh and eighth degrees.

Polish: durowy, majorowy

6 major

Of greater seriousness or danger.

7 major

Of full legal age.

8 major

Of the elder of two boys with the same family name.


Moby thesaurus: ADC, CO, OD, a cut above, above, academic specialty, adult, ahead, aide, aide-de-camp, area, ascendant, better, big, big-league, big-name, big-time, bigger, biggest, bigwig ... show more.

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