Part of speech:
Most important; principal.
Occurring or acting before all others in time; earliest:
Being a species that has the greatest effect within its ecological community, especially by determining the presence, abundance, or type of other species. As a plant community progresses through stages of succession, different species may become dominant for a period until the climax community is reached, at which point the dominant species remains stable until a major disruption occurs. Among animals, the dominant species in a community is generally the top predator or the most abundant or widespread species.
Of the US Government grade of meat higher than good and lower than prime.
Foremost in quality, rank, or importance.
Highest, as in rank or office; foremost
A major city, especially the chief city of a country or region:
A seat of government
A governing or presiding officer, specif. of a school
Money available for investment in startup companies and small businesses with a high potential for growth.
An extra-large capital letter at the start of a printed paragraph, chapter, etc.
Capital-letter type or writing, as distinguished from small letters (lowercase)
Writing in which such letters are used
Bright-red, like the robe of a cardinal
First in physical position or place:
Having a position in the lead; foremost:
A widely used programming language that is designed to be easy to learn.
Any of several cities and towns in the United States.
A protective cover or seal, especially one that closes off an end or a tip:
Money in the form of bills or coins; currency.
(--- Informal) A location or area of intense activity:
An employee or assistant who serves in a wide range of capacities.
(Slang) Incriminating information or evidence:
(Music) A division of most pipe organs, usually containing the most powerful ranks of pipes.
(Law) One recognized by the law as having reached the age of adulthood.
(Rare) Supreme ruler; overlord
(Sports & Games) Money or property risked in a wager or gambling game.
The trunk or main stem of a tree or another plant.
A container, such as a glass bowl, used for serving cold food in an inner container that nestles on crushed or cracked ice.
A toy having one end tapered to a point, allowing it to be spun, as by suddenly pulling a string wound around it.
The vital organs, as the heart, brain, lungs, etc.
The managing or science of managing money matters, credit, etc.
An organization that administers such a fund
The amount or sum resulting from this
The act of providing or raising funds or capital.
The arranging for or providing of such money
Money or supplies advanced to a prospector in return for a share in any findings
What happens or is going to happen to one; one's lot, good or bad, esp. one's future lot
A number or quantity having a value that is intermediate between other numbers or quantities, especially an arithmetic mean or average.
Available money or property; wealth; assets
Controlling; essential; important
First in rank, order, or importance:
First in time; earliest
First or highest in rank or importance; principal.
(Mathematics) Of, relating to, or being a prime number.
Designating or of a panel made up of persons specially selected as for their expertise
(Archaic) Brisk; full of spirits; boasting; pretentious; conceited.
Holding first place or prize:
Containing a specified proportion of pure metal
Constituting or belonging to the first, highest, or best group in a system of classification:
Having a high degree of excellence:
Rich or splendid
Dashing, hearty, or jolly
(Rare) Of or for a dandy; foppish
(Old, Informal) Stylish; very fashionable
Exceptionally good of its kind
Exceptionally good of its kind
Completely such; thoroughgoing:
Conspicuously bad or offensive.
(Obsolete) Flaming; blazing.
On a large scale; not fine or detailed:
(Archit.) The capital of a column
one of the large alphabetic characters used as the first letter in writing or printing proper names and sometimes for emphasis
a book written by Karl Marx (1867) describing his economic theories
The capital of the United States, on the Potomac River between Virginia and Maryland and coextensive with the District of Columbia. It was designed by Pierre L'Enfant and became the capital in 1800. In the War of 1812 the British captured and sacked (1814) Washington, burning most of the public buildings, including the Capitol and the White House.
(Accounting) The excess of cash and liquid assets over current liabilities
(Brit., Slang) First-rate
Unusually good; outstanding:
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