Great – Synonyms

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“Great” – Meaning

The word “great” is used in many different ways, for example, to describe something as large, important, or major.

More synonyms will be listed in this article.

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On our overview page for synonyms, you can find the best options of synonyms for a vast variety of words that are used in academic writing.

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“Great” synonyms: Large

The following illustrates “large” as another word for “great”, which is used to describe a large number or amount.

  • Large
  • Big
  • Huge
  • Vast
  • Enormous
  • Major
  • Extensive
  • Tremendous
  • Immense
  • Gigantic
  • Mammoth
  • Bulky
  • Colossal
  • Prodigious
  • Stupendous
  • Voluminous

“Great” synonyms: Extreme

The following illustrates synonyms of the word “great” meaning “extreme” which is used to describe something extreme or more than usual.

  • Extreme
  • Considerable
  • Excessive
  • High
  • Decided
  • Pronounced
  • Extravagant
  • Inordinate

“Great” synonyms: Important

The following illustrates “important” as another word for “great”, which is used to describe something of relevance.

  • Important
  • Serious
  • Significant
  • Critical
  • Heavy
  • Grave
  • Momentous
  • Consequential

“Great” – Other general synonyms

The following illustrates other synonyms of the word “great” which cannot be assigned to the headings above. They are used in general as well as in academic writing.

  • Famous
  • Expert
  • Excellent
  • Very
  • Utter
  • Enthusiastic
  • Long
  • Noble
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“Great” – Synonyms used in academic writing

In an academic context, the word “great” is used in many different ways such as emphasizing the relevance of a topic.

Are you looking for another word for “great” for your academic paper? Have a look at the table below with the 4 top suggestions from our BachelorPrint-Team.

“Great” Synonyms Examples
Large A great number of participants…
A large number of participants…
Extreme A great amount of…
An extreme amount of…
Major This is an extract of a great work…
This is an extract of a major work…
Important Climate change is a great challenge for...
Climate change is an important challenge for...


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