Synonyms of major in English:

major


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adjective

1‘the major English poets’

SYNONYMS
greatest, best, finest, most important, chief, main, prime, principal, capital, cardinal, leading, star, foremost, outstanding, first-rate, top-tier, notable, eminent, pre-eminent, arch-, supreme, uppermost
ANTONYMS

minor

2‘an issue of major importance’

SYNONYMS
crucial, vital, great, considerable, paramount, utmost, prime, extensive
ANTONYMS

little, unimportant

3‘the use of drugs is a major problem’

SYNONYMS
important, big, significant, weighty, crucial, key, sweeping, substantial
ANTONYMS

trivial

4‘major surgery’

SYNONYMS
serious, radical, complicated, difficult
ANTONYMS

minor