Key: "S:" = Show Synset (semantic) relations, "W:" = Show Word (lexical) relations
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- S: (n) major (a commissioned military officer in the United States Army or Air Force or Marines; below lieutenant colonel and above captain)
- S: (n) Major, John Major, John R. Major, John Roy Major (British statesman who was prime minister from 1990 until 1997 (born in 1943))
- S: (n) major (a university student who is studying a particular field as the principal subject) "she is a linguistics major"
- S: (n) major (the principal field of study of a student at a university) "her major is linguistics"
- S: (v) major (have as one's principal field of study) "She is majoring in linguistics"
- S: (adj) major (of greater importance or stature or rank) "a major artist"; "a major role"; "major highways"
- S: (adj) major (greater in scope or effect) "a major contribution"; "a major improvement"; "a major break with tradition"; "a major misunderstanding"
- S: (adj) major (greater in number or size or amount) "a major portion (a majority) of the population"; "Ursa Major"; "a major portion of the winnings"
- S: (adj) major (of the field of academic study in which one concentrates or specializes) "his major field was mathematics"
- S: (adj) major ((of a scale or mode) having half steps between the third and fourth degrees and the seventh and eighth degrees) "major scales"; "the key of D major"
- S: (adj) major (of greater seriousness or danger) "a major earthquake"; "a major hurricane"; "a major illness"
- S: (adj) major (of full legal age)
- S: (adj) major (of the elder of two boys with the same family name) "Jones major"