Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Of, relating to, or being a city considered together with its populous suburbs: the greater metropolitan area of Dallas; Greater Los Angeles.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. comparative form of great: more great
  • adj. Used in referring to a region or place together with the surrounding area; (of a city) metropolitan.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. greater in size or importance or degree

Etymologies

great +‎ -er (Wiktionary)

Examples

Wordnik is becoming a not-for-profit! Read our announcement here.

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.