5 letter word starting with gre

Words Parts of Speech Meaning/Definition/Similar Words
great superl. Large in space; of much size; big; immense; enormous; expanded; — opposed to small and little; as, a great house, ship, farm, plain, distance, length., Large in number; numerous; as, a great company, multitude, series, etc., Long continued; lengthened in duration; prolonged in time; as, a great while; a great interval., Superior; admirable; commanding; — applied to thoughts, actions, and feelings., Endowed with extraordinary powers; uncommonly gifted; able to accomplish vast results; strong; powerful; mighty; noble; as, a great hero, scholar, genius, philosopher, etc., Holding a chief position; elevated: lofty: eminent; distingushed; foremost; principal; as, great men; the great seal; the great marshal, etc., Entitled to earnest consideration; weighty; important; as, a great argument, truth, or principle., Pregnant; big (with young)., More than ordinary in degree; very considerable in degree; as, to use great caution; to be in great pain., Older, younger, or more remote, by single generation; — often used before grand to indicate one degree more remote in the direct line of descent; as, great-grandfather (a grandfather’s or a grandmother’s father), great-grandson, etc., The whole; the gross; as, a contract to build a ship by the great.
grebe noun One of several swimming birds or divers, of the genus Colymbus (formerly Podiceps), and allied genera, found in the northern parts of America, Europe, and Asia. They have strong, sharp bills, and lobate toes.
grees plural of Gree
greed noun An eager desire or longing; greediness; as, a greed of gain.
greek adjective Of or pertaining to Greece or the Greeks; Grecian., A native, or one of the people, of Greece; a Grecian; also, the language of Greece., A swindler; a knave; a cheat., Something unintelligible; as, it was all Greek to me.
green superl. Having the color of grass when fresh and growing; resembling that color of the solar spectrum which is between the yellow and the blue; verdant; emerald., Having a sickly color; wan., Full of life aud vigor; fresh and vigorous; new; recent; as, a green manhood; a green wound., Not ripe; immature; not fully grown or ripened; as, green fruit, corn, vegetables, etc., Not roasted; half raw., Immature in age or experience; young; raw; not trained; awkward; as, green in years or judgment., Not seasoned; not dry; containing its natural juices; as, green wood, timber, etc., The color of growing plants; the color of the solar spectrum intermediate between the yellow and the blue., A grassy plain or plat; a piece of ground covered with verdant herbage; as, the village green., Fresh leaves or branches of trees or other plants; wreaths; — usually in the plural., pl. Leaves and stems of young plants, as spinach, beets, etc., which in their green state are boiled for food., Any substance or pigment of a green color., To make green., To become or grow green.
greet adjective Great., To weep; to cry; to lament., Mourning., To address with salutations or expressions of kind wishes; to salute; to hail; to welcome; to accost with friendship; to pay respects or compliments to, either personally or through the intervention of another, or by writing or token., To come upon, or meet, as with something that makes the heart glad., To accost; to address., To meet and give salutations., Greeting.
grege verb t. Alt. of Gregge
grego noun A short jacket or cloak, made of very thick, coarse cloth, with a hood attached, worn by the Greeks and others in the Levant.
greit verb i. See Greet, to weep.
grene adjective Green.
grete adjective Great.
greve noun A grove.