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A binary function object that returns true if its first argument is greater than its second


#include <functional>

namespace std { 
  template <class T> 
  struct greater; 


greater is a binary function object. Its operator() returns true if x is greater than y. You can pass a greater object to any algorithm that requires a binary function. For example, the sort() algorithm can accept a binary function as an alternate comparison object to sort a sequence. greater would be used in that algorithm in the following manner:

After this call to sort(), vec1 is sorted in descending order.


See Also

Function Objects

Standards Conformance

ISO/IEC 14882:1998 -- International Standard for Information Systems -- Programming Language C++, Section 20.3.3

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