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Definition 1: the property resulting from being or relating to the greater in number of two parts; the main part - [noun denoting attribute]

Samples where majority or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the majority of his customers prefer it
  • the bulk of the work is finished

Synonyms for majority in the sense of this definition

(majority is a kind of ...) the property possessed by a sum or total or indefinite quantity of units or individuals

"the number of parameters is small" "the figure was about a thousand"

(... are attributes of majority) greater in number or size or amount

"a major portion (a majority) of the population" "Ursa Major" "a major portion of the winnings"

Definition 2: (elections) more than half of the votes - [noun denoting quantity]

Synonyms for majority in the sense of this definition

(majority is a kind of ...) a quantity relative to some purpose

(majority belongs to category ...) a vote to select the winner of a position or political office

"the results of the election will be announced tonight"

Definition 3: the age at which persons are considered competent to manage their own affairs - [noun denoting time]

Synonyms for majority in the sense of this definition

(majority is a kind of ...) a time of life (usually defined in years) at which some particular qualification or power arises

"she was now of school age" "tall for his eld"

(... is part of majority) the period of time in your life after your physical growth has stopped and you are fully developed

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