MAJOR MEANING IN ENGLISH

• Major Definition & Synonyms

  1. (a.) An officer next in rank above a captain and next below a lieutenant colonel; the lowest field officer.
  2. (a.) Of full legal age.
  3. (a.) Greater by a semitone, either in interval or in difference of pitch from another tone.
  4. (a.) A mayor.
  5. (a.) That premise which contains the major term. It its the first proposition of a regular syllogism; as: No unholy person is qualified for happiness in heaven [the major]. Every man in his natural state is unholy [minor]. Therefore, no man in his natural state is qualified for happiness in heaven [conclusion or inference].
  6. (a.) Of greater dignity; more important.
  7. (a.) A person of full age.
  8. (a.) Greater in number, quantity, or extent; as, the major part of the assembly; the major part of the revenue; the major part of the territory.


• Major general Definition & Synonyms

  1. () An officer of the army holding a rank next above that of brigadier general and next below that of lieutenant general, and who usually commands a division or a corps.


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