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Definition of the adjective greatest

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  1. highest in quality
    • examples: Hunger is one of the greatest social miseries. | The shortage of engineers is the greatest bottleneck to the development of our company. | It's his greatest fault to be too generous. | To swim in the ocean is my greatest pleasure. | It is without justification that money has been called one of the greatest inventions of man. | Making use of fire may be regarded as man's greatest invention. | The greatest number came from Europe, but many also came from Latin America, Asia, Africa, Australia, and Canada. | To love and to be loved is the greatest happiness. | It is the greatest happiness in life to love and to be loved. | Lincoln is one of the greatest figures in American history.
    • synonyms of greatest: sterling / superlative
    • similar: superior


  1. "Greatest" is a greatest hits compilation album released in 1998 by the band Duran Duran.
  2. "Greatest" a.k.a. "Bee Gees Greatest": Bee Gees Greatest is a greatest hits album by British pop group, the Bee Gees. Released by RSO Records in October 1979, the album is a retrospective of the group's material from 1975 to 1979. A remastered and expanded version of the album was released by Reprise Records in 2007.
  3. "Greatest" a.k.a. "Greatest!" is the fourth album by country singer Johnny Cash, released on Sun Records on 12 January 1959. It was Cash's third record on the label, which he had left the previous year to join Columbia Records. By the time the album was released, Cash had already recorded The Fabulous Johnny Cash, his first album with Columbia. The tracks on Greatest! were recorded between July 1955 and July 1958. Six out of the twelve songs became singles, with "Get Rhythm" topping the Country charts and becoming the most successful one. The album was rereleased on Varèse Sarabande on May 6, 2003 with four additional tracks, two of them being alternate versions of songs already on the record.
  4. "Greatest" is a 1990 compilation album by the rock group The Go-Go's from California, United States. The record, which represents the first best-of album by the Go-Go's, includes most of the hits and stand-out tracks from the band's first three studio albums, 1981 Beauty and the Beat, 1982 Vacation, and 1984 Talk Show, only omitting two minor hit singles, "He's So Strange" and "Yes or No".
  5. "Greatest" is a musical album of Édith Piaf.
  6. "Greatest" is a musical album of The Drifters.
  7. "Greatest" is the compilation album by Sam Cooke.
  8. "Greatest" is a musical album of Jim Reeves.
    • released in (24 years ago)
  9. "Greatest" is a musical album of The Andrews Sisters.
    • released in (24 years ago)
  10. "Greatest" is a musical album of Nat King Cole.
    • released in (24 years ago)
  11. "Greatest" is a musical album of Glenn Miller.
  12. "Greatest" is a musical album of Jellyfish.
  13. "Greatest" is a musical album of Thee Midniters.
  14. "Greatest" is a musical album of Chuck Berry.
  15. "Greatest" is a musical album of Buddy Holly.
  16. "Greatest" is a musical single of Drastic B.(of The Path).
    • released in (7 years ago)

Phrases with Greatest

  1. greatest common factor
  2. greatest common divisor
  3. Greatest Thing Since Sliced Bread
  4. A Colbert Christmas: the Greatest Gift of All
  5. best and greatest

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Google previewThe natural method of teaching the elements of grammar, for the nursery and infant schools (1851)

by Robert Pemberton (F.R.S.L.)

Greatest is an adjective. Windy is an adjective. Windier is an adjective. Windiest is an adjective. Heavy is an adjective.

Google previewENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA; Or, A DICTIONARY of Arts and Sciences, Compiled Upon a New Plan. In Wich the Different Science and Arts are Digested Into Distinct Treatises Or Systems; and The Various Technical Terms, ... are Explained as They Occur in the Order of the Alphabet. Illustrated with One Hundred and Sixty Copperplates, by a Society of Gentlemen in Scotland. IN THREE VOLUMES. Edinburgh: Printed for A. Bell and C. Macfarquhar; and Fold by Colin Macfarquhar, at this Printing-office, Nicolson Street. M.D.CC.LXXI. (1771)

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First divide the greater number by the lesser, and if there is no remainder, the lesser number is the greatest common divisor required. If there is a remainder, divide your last divisor by it; and thus proceed continually, dividing the last divisor by ...

Google previewThe New Encyclopedia of Southern Culture (2014)

Volume 3: History by Charles Reagan Wilson

But perhaps the greatest irony is that this son of a region known for its parochialism should have laid the foundations for America's selfunderstanding in world affairs. Ellen Axson Wilson praised him for being ''an infinitely better, more helpful ...

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Quotes about Greatest

It seems to me that the natural world is the greatest source of excitement; the greatest source of visual beauty; the greatest source of intellectual interest. It is the greatest source of so much in life that makes life worth living. (David Attenborough)
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Scrabble value of G2R1E1A1T1E1S1T1

The value of this 8-letter word is 9 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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