AL-KABEER-The Greatest, The Most Grand The Great One
The One whose essence is the perfection of greatness. The One who is incomparably great.
The One whose greatness is beyond measure. The One whose nature is Greatness.
The One whose own essence is unimaginably great perfection.
From the root k-b-r which has the following classical Arabic connotations:
to be great in rank, dignity, nobility, majesty
to be great in size, vast, formidable
to be great in age, oldest
to be great in learning, most knowing
to have rights above all others
This name is used in the Qur’ān. For example, see 22:62
Kabīr is a less intensive form which honors the One as being the essence of greatness.
Jalīl is considered to be greatness in attributes.
Kabīr denotes the One whose essence is greatness.
Azīm is greatness in both attributes and self.
Mutakabbir is an empathic form which denotes actively using rights, privileges, rank and attributes that are above and beyond the rights of everyone else.
The phrase Allāhu Akbar, uses this same k-b-r root and means Allāh is the greatest