major in

Definition of major in

US, of a college or university student

  1. :  to have (a specified subject) as one's main subject of study plans to major in history

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  greater in dignity, rank, importance, or interest

    :  greater in number, quantity, or extent

    :  of full legal age

  1. :  a person who has attained majority

    :  one that is superior in rank, importance, size, or performance

    :  a major musical interval, scale, key, or mode

  1. :  to pursue an academic major

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a rounded knoll or a ridge of ice

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