Of greater importance or stature or rank (synset 301475771)
"a major artist"; "a major role"; "major highways"
Greater in scope or effect (synset 301474453)
"a major contribution"; "a major improvement"; "a major break with tradition"; "a major misunderstanding"
Greater in number or size or amount (synset 301473917)
"a major portion (a majority) of the population"; "Ursa Major"; "a major portion of the winnings"attribute: bulk, majority - the property resulting from being or relating to the greater in number of two parts; the main partsimilar: better - more than half
Of the field of academic study in which one concentrates or specializes (synset 301475494)
"his major field was mathematics"
(of a scale or mode) having half steps between the third and fourth degrees and the seventh and eighth degrees (synset 301475013)
"major scales"; "the key of D major"domain category: music - an artistic form of auditory communication incorporating instrumental or vocal tones in a structured and continuous manner
Of greater seriousness or danger (synset 301476823)
"a major earthquake"; "a major hurricane"; "a major illness"
- Of full legal age (synset 301474763)
Of the elder of two boys with the same family name (synset 302107516)
"Jones major"domain region: britain, great britain, u.k., uk, united kingdom, united kingdom of great britain and northern ireland - a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdomsimilar: senior - older; higher in rank; longer in length of tenure or service
A commissioned military officer in the United States Army or Air Force or Marines;
Below lieutenant colonel and above captain (synset 110302867)domain category: armed forces, armed services, military, military machine, war machine - the military forces of a nationhypernym: commissioned military officer - a commissioned officer in the Army or Air Force or Marine Corps
British statesman who was prime minister from 1990 until 1997 (born in 1943) (synset 111170624)
instance hypernym: national leader, solon, statesman - a man who is a respected leader in national or international affairs
A university student who is studying a particular field as the principal subject (synset 110303063)
"she is a linguistics major"
The principal field of study of a student at a university (synset 106006837)
"her major is linguistics"
Have as one's principal field of study (synset 200609022)
"She is majoring in linguistics"hypernym: study - be a student; follow a course of study; be enrolled at an institute of learning
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