Meaning : A commissioned military officer in the United States Army or Air Force or Marines. Below lieutenant colonel and above captain.
Meaning : A university student who is studying a particular field as the principal subject.
She is a linguistics major.
Meaning : The principal field of study of a student at a university.
Her major is linguistics.
Meaning : Have as one's principal field of study.
She is majoring in linguistics.
Meaning : Of greater importance or stature or rank.
A major artist.
A major role.
Meaning : Greater in scope or effect.
A major contribution.
A major improvement.
A major break with tradition.
A major misunderstanding.
Meaning : Greater in number or size or amount.
A major portion (a majority) of the population.
A major portion of the winnings.
Meaning : Of the field of academic study in which one concentrates or specializes.
His major field was mathematics.
Meaning : (of a scale or mode) having half steps between the third and fourth degrees and the seventh and eighth degrees.
The key of D major.
Meaning : Of greater seriousness or danger.
A major earthquake.
A major hurricane.
A major illness.
Meaning : Of the elder of two boys with the same family name.