major in

phrasal verb
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of major in

US, of a college or university student
: to have (a specified subject) as one's main subject of study
  • plans to major in history

Word by Word Definitions

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

  2. : greater in number, quantity, or extent

  3. : of full legal age

  1. : a person who has attained majority

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

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

  1. : to pursue an academic major


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