Part of speech:
(Nautical) Connected to or located near the mainmast:
The state of having much money or property; affluence
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.
Illustrious; heroic; brilliant; celebrated; famous; as, a splendid victory or reputation.
Giving delight; very pleasing; charming
Highest, as in rank or office; foremost
The definition of first is someone or something that happens or acts before any others.
A major city, especially the chief city of a country or region:
A seat of government
The face value of a stock or bond
Funds invested or available for investment at considerable risk of loss in potentially highly profitable enterprises; risk capital
An extra-large capital letter at the start of a printed paragraph, chapter, etc.
Alternative spelling of upper case.
Writing in which such letters are used
Outstandingly good of its kind; of exceptional merit, virtue, etc.
Above average in quality; excellent
An area of dense population:
The commercial or entertainment district of such a population center
A sector of an economy:
A wealthy person, family, or group:
Of foremost importance; paramount:
The definition of foremost is something most important, highest ranking or most relevant.
Having a position in the lead; foremost:
A basic principle, factor, etc.
Any of several cities and towns in the United States.
(--- Informal) A location or area of intense activity:
The main office, or center of operations and control, of anyone in command, as in an army or police force
One that is superior in rank, importance, or ability:
(Rare) Supreme ruler; overlord
A race offering a prize to the winner, especially a horserace in which the prize consists of money contributed equally by the horse owners.
A toy having one end tapered to a point, allowing it to be spun, as by suddenly pulling a string wound around it.
(Biochem.) Designating biological compounds, esp. amino acids, required by living systems, that can be made in adequate amounts from other dietary constituents
More than or beyond what is usual, normal, expected, or necessary:
(Music) Relating to or being a minor scale.
Possessing some quality, or having been subject to some operation (as substitution), in the second degree; as, a secondary salt, a secondary amine, etc. Compare primary.
Not important; insignificant or petty.
Not adequate in quality or quantity; inferior:
A part that is smaller or narrower than the rest:
The trade union movement, especially its officials.
The management of money, banking, investments, and credit.
A sum of money or other resources set aside for a specific purpose:
The use of capital letters in writing or printing.
The act of providing or raising funds or capital.
(Mining) Money, materials, tools, food etc. provided to a prospector in return for a share in future profits
The definition of fortune is wealth, good luck or what is going to happen.
The ability to deal with a difficult or troublesome situation effectively; resourcefulness:
The necessary means, especially financial means:
Controlling; essential; important
First in rank, order, or importance:
First in time; earliest
The definition of primary is something that is the most important, among the most important, something that comes early in development or that is original and not derived from something else.
(Informal) First-rate; expert
Designating or of a panel made up of persons specially selected as for their expertise
(Archaic) Brisk; full of spirits; boasting; pretentious; conceited.
(predicative) (Ireland, colloquial) Excellent; superb; deserving of high praise.
Of superior quality.
The definition of first-class is of the highest or best.
Having a high degree of excellence:
Extremely fine; excellent
Almost first rate.
Exceptionally good of its kind
Exceptionally good of its kind
Outstanding for undesirable qualities; remarkably bad; flagrant
Conspicuously bad, offensive, or reprehensible:
The definition of glaring is a look of anger, or something too bright or shiny.
Unmitigated in any way; utter:
Strong and offensive in smell or taste; rancid
The definition of help is aid that you request, or is someone who provides assistance.
All things, such as money, property, or goods, having economic value
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
The vital organs, as the heart, brain, lungs, etc.
(Informal) Vulgar, coarse, or undignified
A number or quantity having a value that is intermediate between other numbers or quantities, especially an arithmetic mean or average.
Unusually good; outstanding:
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