What does tremendous mean?

Definitions for tremendous
tr??m?n d?stremen·dous

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word tremendous.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. enormous, tremendous(adj)

    extraordinarily large in size or extent or amount or power or degree

    "an enormous boulder"; "enormous expenses"; "tremendous sweeping plains"; "a tremendous fact in human experience; that a whole civilization should be dependent on technology"- Walter Lippman; "a plane took off with a tremendous noise"

  2. fantastic, grand, howling(a), marvelous, marvellous, rattling(a), terrific, tremendous, wonderful, wondrous(adj)

    extraordinarily good or great ; used especially as intensifiers

    "a fantastic trip to the Orient"; "the film was fantastic!"; "a howling success"; "a marvelous collection of rare books"; "had a rattling conversation about politics"; "a tremendous achievement"

  3. frightful, terrible, awful, tremendous(adj)

    extreme in degree or extent or amount or impact

    "in a frightful hurry"; "spent a frightful amount of money"

Wiktionary

  1. tremendous(Adjective)

    awe-inspiring; terrific.

    Etymology: From tremendus, gerund form of tremo, from τρ?μω

  2. tremendous(Adjective)

    Notable for its size, power, or excellence.

    Van Beethoven's ninth symphony is a tremendous piece of music.

    Etymology: From tremendus, gerund form of tremo, from τρ?μω

  3. tremendous(Adjective)

    Extremely large (in amount, extent, degree, etc.) or great

    There was a tremendous outpouring of support.

    Etymology: From tremendus, gerund form of tremo, from τρ?μω

Webster Dictionary

  1. Tremendous(adj)

    fitted to excite fear or terror; such as may astonish or terrify by its magnitude, force, or violence; terrible; dreadful; as, a tremendous wind; a tremendous shower; a tremendous shock or fall

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Tremendous

    trē-men′dus, adj. such as astonishes or terrifies by its force or greatness: dreadful.—adv. Tremen′dously.—n. Tremen′dousness.

British National Corpus

  1. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'tremendous' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1846

  2. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'tremendous' in Adjectives Frequency: #603

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How to say tremendous in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of tremendous in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of tremendous in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of tremendous in a Sentence

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    (The deal) significantly boosts Lupin's existing business and growth prospects over the next few years, it puts us in a tremendous position from the pipeline perspective to capitalise on generics opportunities.

  2. :

    Truly, to tell lies is not honorable but when the truth entails tremendous ruin, To speak dishonorably is pardonable.

  3. :

    We're seeing a huge show of strength from our more than 3 million members this year, and they're building tremendous momentum to elect more women who are on the right side of the issues that matter to women and families, with Republicans advancing their extreme, anti-woman agenda, never has it been more important to elect more pro-choice Democratic women at all levels.

  4. :

    The legitimacy of elections is under tremendous fire, the amount of litigation, of challenges, the attempts to game electoral laws, is through the roof. At a certain point, if the greatest enemy is the other party and nothing is seen as legitimate unless your side wins, you don't have that shared sense of fairness that democracy depends on.

  5. :

    So that's good for a number of reasons, in addition to which we save a tremendous amount of money.

Images & Illustrations of tremendous

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