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majority US English

The greater number

majority US Thesaurus

the majority of cases

majority rule US English

The principle that the greater number should exercise greater power

majority leader US English

The head of the majority party in a legislative body, especially the US Senate or House of Representatives

Moral Majority US English

A political action group formed in the 1970s to further a conservative and religious agenda, including the allowance of prayer in schools and strict laws against abortion

simple majority US English

A majority in which the highest number of votes cast for any one candidate, issue, or item exceeds the second-highest number, while not constituting an absolute majority

absolute majority US English

A majority over all rivals combined; more than half

majority verdict US English

A verdict agreed by all but one or two of the members of a jury

be in the majority US English

Belong to or constitute the larger group or number

the silent majority US English

The majority of people, regarded as holding moderate opinions but rarely expressing them

the silent majority in silent US English

The majority of people, regarded as holding moderate opinions but rarely expressing them

moral majority in Moral Majority US English

The majority of people, regarded as favoring firm moral standards

supermajority US English

A number that is much more than half of a total, especially in a vote

be in the majority in majority US English

Belong to or constitute the larger group or number


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