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Another word for main

  1. Most important, influential, or significant

      1. Of, situated at, or being the top; uppermost, highest, greatest, or foremost
      2. Of the highest degree, quality, rank, or amount:
      3. Of or having to do with the Top 40 or the kind of popular music they represent
      1. Highest or among the highest in rank, authority, importance, degree, etc.
      2. Of, relating to, or being financial principal, or a principal in a financial transaction.
      3. First or highest in rank or importance.
      1. From which others are derived; fundamental; basic
      2. Being the most desired or suitable example of something:
      3. First or highest in rank or importance; main:
      1. Referring to present or future time. Used as a collective designation for various present and future verb tenses in Latin, Greek, and Sanskrit.
      2. Relating to the replacement of only one of several atoms or groups in a compound, such as an amine in which one valence of the functional group is taken by a carbon atom.
      3. First in importance; chief; principal; main
      1. First in status or importance; principal or chief:
      1. Highest in rank, power, or authority:
      2. Of chief concern or importance:
      1. First in rank, order, or importance:
      1. Characterized by major intervals, scales, etc.
      2. Designating a triad having intervals of a major third between the lower two pitches, and a minor third between the upper two pitches
      3. Equivalent to the distance between the tonic note and the second or third or sixth or seventh degrees of a major scale or mode:
      1. Having a position in the lead; foremost:
      2. Principal; chief
      3. Ranking first.
      1. Controlling; essential; important
      2. Of crucial importance; significant:
      1. More prominent or important than others, especially in position or rank:
      2. First in rank or importance; leading
      1. Ranking before all others; foremost in rank, quality, importance, etc.; principal
      2. Corresponding in order to the number one.
      3. Ranking above all others, as in importance or quality; foremost:
      1. Highest, as in rank or office; foremost
      2. Most important or influential:
      3. Highest in rank, authority, or office:
      1. Bright-red, like the robe of a cardinal
      2. Of foremost importance; paramount:
      3. Of main importance; principal; chief
      1. Of or relating to financial assets, especially being or related to those financial assets that add to the net worth of a business:
      2. Most important or most serious; principal; chief
      3. First and foremost; principal:
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Another word for main

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