- 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.
- Of greater dignity; more important.
- Of full legal age; adult.(Obs)
- [Mus] Greater by a semitone, either in interval or in difference of pitch from another tone.
Etymology: L. major, compar. of magnus great: cf. F. majeur. Cf. Master Mayor Magnitude More (a.)