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Synonyms for majorˈmeɪ dʒər

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. major(noun)

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

    Antonyms:
    minor, peanut, junior, nonaged, insignificant, secondary, underage

  2. Major, John Major, John R. Major, John Roy Major(noun)

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

    Antonyms:
    junior, minor, nonaged, secondary, peanut, underage, insignificant

  3. major(noun)

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

    "she is a linguistics major"

    Antonyms:
    nonaged, minor, underage, peanut, insignificant, junior, secondary

  4. major(adj)

    the principal field of study of a student at a university

    "her major is linguistics"

    Antonyms:
    junior, minor, secondary, nonaged, insignificant, peanut, underage

  5. major(adj)

    of greater importance or stature or rank

    "a major artist"; "a major role"; "major highways"

    Synonyms:
    major(ip)

    Antonyms:
    nonaged, minor, secondary, insignificant, underage, junior, peanut

  6. major(adj)

    greater in scope or effect

    "a major contribution"; "a major improvement"; "a major break with tradition"; "a major misunderstanding"

    Synonyms:
    major(ip)

    Antonyms:
    nonaged, minor, peanut, underage, insignificant, secondary, junior

  7. major(adj)

    greater in number or size or amount

    "a major portion (a majority) of the population"; "Ursa Major"; "a major portion of the winnings"

    Synonyms:
    major(ip)

    Antonyms:
    secondary, underage, insignificant, nonaged, junior, minor, peanut

  8. major(adj)

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

    "his major field was mathematics"

    Synonyms:
    major(ip)

    Antonyms:
    minor, junior, insignificant, nonaged, secondary, underage, peanut

  9. major(adj)

    of a scale or mode

    "major scales"; "the key of D major"

    Synonyms:
    major(ip)

    Antonyms:
    nonaged, junior, underage, secondary, minor, peanut, insignificant

  10. major(adj)

    of greater seriousness or danger

    "a major earthquake"; "a major hurricane"; "a major illness"

    Synonyms:
    major(ip)

    Antonyms:
    peanut, nonaged, minor, underage, secondary, insignificant, junior

  11. major(adj)

    of full legal age

    Synonyms:
    major(ip)

    Antonyms:
    minor, underage, insignificant, peanut, junior, nonaged, secondary

  12. major(ip)(verb)

    of the elder of two boys with the same family name

    "Jones major"

    Antonyms:
    minor, secondary, nonaged, peanut, insignificant, underage, junior

  13. major(verb)

    have as one's principal field of study

    "She is majoring in linguistics"

    Antonyms:
    junior, peanut, underage, minor, secondary, nonaged, insignificant

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. major(a.)

    Synonyms:
    greater


Translations for major

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • رائدArabic
  • гало́ўныBelarusian
  • majorCatalan, Valencian
  • majorCzech
  • dur, Major, Hauptfach, VolljährigeGerman
  • μείζων, μεγάλος, ταγματάρχης, ειδικότητα, επισμηναγός, ειδικευόμενος, ενήλικαςGreek
  • majoroEsperanto
  • comandante, asignatura principal, mayor, mayor de edadSpanish
  • tärkeä, pääaineopiskelija, merkittävä, duuri, suurin, suuri, majuri, pääaine, täysi-ikäinen, [[opiskella]] [[pääaineena]]Finnish
  • plus important, très important, majeur, [[matière]] [[principal, plus grand, de taille, commandantFrench
  • maor, príomhábharIrish
  • ard-chaptanManx
  • प्रमुखHindi
  • őrnagyHungarian
  • jurusan, mayorIndonesian
  • maggiore, maggiorenneItalian
  • גדולHebrew
  • 少佐, 専攻, メジャーJapanese
  • 專攻, 전공Korean
  • meihaMāori
  • ма́јор, полноле́тникMacedonian
  • mejarMalay
  • meerderjarige, majoor, hoofdvakDutch
  • større, majorNorwegian
  • maior, major, maior de idade, principalPortuguese
  • maiori, maiorRomanian
  • совершенноле́тний, совершеннолетний, майо́р, [[профилирующий, [[гла́вный]] [[предме́т]], мажо́рный, [[основно́й]] [[предме́т]], специализи́роваться, крупныйRussian
  • bojnik, bojnicaSerbo-Croatian
  • majórka, majórSlovene
  • majorSwedish
  • chínhVietnamese
  • 重大的Chinese

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