Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • To increase.
  • noun The office or rank of major; majority; majorship.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • transitive verb obsolete To augment; to increase.
  • noun The office or rank of a major.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb obsolete To augment; to increase.

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

Latin majorare to augment. See major (adjective).

Examples

  • Salariile profesorilor, majorate doar cu 17%; alte drepturi, eşalonate

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