1. the property resulting from being or relating to the greater in number of two parts; the main part

- the majority of his customers prefer it

Similar word(s): bulk

Definition categories: attribute, figure, number

2. (elections) more than half of the votes

Definition categories: quantity

3. the age at which persons are considered competent to manage their own affairs

Definition categories: time, age, eld

Sentences with majority as a noun:

- The majority agreed that the new proposal was the best.

- Those opposing the building plans were in the majority, so the building project was canceled.

- The winner with 53% had a 6% majority over the loser with 47%.

- By the time I reached my majority, I had already been around the world twice.

- On receiving the news of his promotion, Charles Snodgrass said he was delighted to be entering his majority.