Number of syllables in the word 'great'

Find out how many syllables are there in the word great.

  1. No of syllables in great : 1
  2. Divide syllables in great : great

More about the word - great

  1. noun
  2. Definition : A person of major significance, accomplishment or acclaim.
  3. Definition : The main division in a pipe organ, usually the loudest division.
  4. Definition : (in combinations such as "two-greats", "three-greats" etc.) An instance of the word "great" signifying an additional generation in phrases expressing family relationships.
  1. adjective
  2. Synonyms : gr8, grt
  3. Definition : Relatively large in scale, size, extent, number (i.e. having many parts or members) or duration (i.e. relatively long); very big.
  4. Definition : Of larger size or more importance than others of its kind.
  5. Definition : (qualifying nouns of family relationship) Involving more generations than the qualified word implies — as many extra generations as repetitions of the word great (from 1510s). [see Derived terms]
  6. Definition : (followed by 'with') Pregnant; large with young; full of.
  1. adverb
  2. Definition : Very well (in a very satisfactory manner).
  1. interjection
  2. Definition : Expression of gladness and content about something.
  3. Definition : Sarcastic inversion thereof.


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