- A great object or event is very big and large in scale.
- A great storm is approaching our shores.
- A great person or object is very good.
- Dinner was great.
- Something that is great is very important.
- Great is used to describe an important leader.
- Alexander the Great
- It is said to show happiness about something.
- I got the job? Great!
- Great, you can come with us on the trip.
- It can also be said to show disappointment.
- I didn't get the job? Great.
- Oh great, the store is closed.