What does greater mean?

greater meaning in Etymology Dictionary

Old English gryttra, Anglian *gretra; comparative of great.

greater meaning in General Dictionary

better in dimensions or value or degree

Sentence Examples with the word greater

The manufacture of alcohol from the sulphite lyes of the wood-pulp industry was contemplated, but carbide, although produced in increasing quantities, was not considered as a possible raw material owing to its greater importance as a source of the fertilizer cyanamide.

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