Big and Major


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Big adjective – Having great meaning or lasting effect.
Usage example: there will be a big meeting to resolve the issue

Major is a synonym for big in principal topic. In some cases you can use "Major" instead the word "Big" as an adjective or a noun, when it comes to topics like large, important, key.
Nearby Word: bigness
Synonyms for Big


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Major adjective – Sufficiently large in size, amount, or number to merit attention.
Usage example: with several blockbuster hits under her belt, the actress now commands some major cash for appearing in a movie

Big is a synonym for major in important topic. You can use "Big" instead the word "Major" as an adjective or a noun, if it concerns topics such as property, principal, large, key.
Nearby Words: majority, majored, majoring
Synonyms for Major

Things that words describes

impact big impact major impact
role big role major role
part big part major part
event big event major event
Other nouns: point, problem, reason, twist, scene, issue, way, figure, example, theme, difference, fight, battle, hit, boss, threat.

Both words in one sentence

  • Before TV ratings became important, it was custom that the first major league game of every season take place in Cincy, and even today the Reds Home Opener is quite a big deal.
  • Cooking Stories For example, instead of Big Game or a Tournament Arc, they might have a cooking competition or have to prepare for the visit of an important VIP guest, a major food critic, or the health inspector.
  • P.O.V. Sequel A big one is book six, which covers all the major events of the series to that point from the POV of the character who had seemed, until then, to be the Big Bad.
    Source: P.O.V. Sequel
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