Greater in a sentence 🔊

Definition of Greater

comparative form of great: more great | Used in referring to a region or place together with the surrounding area; (of a city) metropolitan.

Short Example Sentence for Greater

  • 1. Both greater than the present. 🔊
  • 2. And a man who does his duty is greater than a king. 🔊
  • 3. I have not attempted to rear them at a greater age. 🔊
  • 4. What! is there a greater still behind? 🔊
  • 5. I ne'er saw, ne'er shall see, a greater fool. 🔊
  • 6. It prevails to a greater or less extent in all denominations. 🔊
  • 7. I was sorry for him, but my fear was greater than my sympathy. 🔊
  • 8. What greater happiness than to live here, and with this woman! 🔊
  • 9. There every sense experienced a threefold greater bliss than here below. 🔊
  • 10. We may be a very little people, but we recognize no greater anywhere. 🔊
  • 11. The greater part of the guests, however, decline the invitation. 🔊
  • 12. But great as was their surprise, greater was Lawrence's. 🔊
  • 13. Often, the greater part of the time, I suppose, I feel like that now. 🔊

How to use Greater in a Sentence?

  • 1. The greater percentage of these have been home-made copies of standard machines. 🔊
  • 2. Jerry reeled in his saddle, but gathered himself together and urged his horse to greater speed. 🔊
  • 3. Kemeny has lost the affection of the greater part of the country; why I need not now tell you. 🔊
  • 4. I shall first introduce the Cockaynes as holding the greater "lengths" on my stage. 🔊
  • 5. So far as I remember, however, you wished to have nothing to do with the greater works. 🔊
  • 6. Once they reigned supreme, now they are subordinated to a power or idea greater or more comprehensive than their own. 🔊
  • 7. Who can say that a punishment for a limited period would have answered that end in a greater or more desirable degree? 🔊
  • 8. This being the case, it follows that the greater part of the objections above insisted upon fall to the ground. 🔊
  • 9. The others jumped the hedge, and the greater part of the field got over the brook in capital style. 🔊
  • 10. His appeal had failed, and he accepted defeat with the sober courage his father had displayed in a greater surrender. 🔊
  • 11. Here one actually sees Seventy Men of War, and Materials for building a much greater Number. 🔊
  • 12. Later on, when we had moved from our first camp to that which we occupied for the greater part of the time, the bazaar developed. 🔊
  • 13. Measures were taken for his arrest; but he had time, it is said, to bury the greater part of his treasures. 🔊
  • 14. The greater the temptation, then, the more fixed will be the habit of virtue, by which it is gradually overcome and subdued. 🔊
  • 15. In whatever manner the state of mind which gave rise to volition has been produced, the liberty of the agent is neither greater nor less. 🔊
  • 16. I was obliged to give my minor works to those who took the greater ones also, as without the former they refused to accept the latter. 🔊
  • 17. I had less fear of his awakening since seeing the half-emptied bottle, but far greater fear of what he might do when he did awake. 🔊
  • 18. The coldness of the earth and of the dew, however, had a still greater effect than mental causes in disturbing my rest. 🔊
  • 19. I was seized as a housebreaker; and to exonerate myself from a greater crime I had to accuse myself of a less. 🔊
  • 20. A walk of four or five miles brought them to the edge of a wood, which at that time covered the greater part of the eastern side of the island. 🔊
  • 21. For if 'twas at a greater distance, night Would come upon him ere he could return. 🔊
  • 22. The gloom that was cast was, as I have said, greater than that cast by the loss of comrades in action. 🔊
  • 23. He built himself, as usual, a vast house, out of ostentation; but left the greater part of it unfinished and unfurnished out of parsimony. 🔊
  • 24. This reply seemed to astonish the captain, and the prospect of ransom held out by the laborers, had, no doubt, a still greater effect on him. 🔊
  • 25. Plato ridicules the notion that any individuals can corrupt youth to a degree worth speaking of in comparison with the greater influence of public opinion. 🔊
  • 26. Still the objection against his goodness, in regard to the dispensation of light, would be no greater than in relation to all the dispensations of his favour. 🔊
  • 27. Had he been the plaintiff in an action for criminal libel, greater industry in the collection and the fabrication of personal details could hardly have been displayed. 🔊