A river branch that becomes absorbed by sandy ground
The first in a group or series.
A current or flow of water or other liquid, esp. one running along the surface of the earth; specif., a small river
(Nautical) Connected to or located near the mainmast:
Of or performing a lead in a theatrical production:
Second or lower in rank or importance; not primary:
Relying on or requiring the aid or support of another:
Showing a marked departure from previous practice; new:
Of or constituting a source
tending to bring about; being partly responsible for
(Law) Acting as an accessory; helping in an unlawful act
(Music) Designating an imperfect interval smaller than the corresponding major interval by a semitone
Limited in importance or significance; trivial:
Of, constituting, or maintained by a subsidy or subsidies
A divergent section of a river, especially near the mouth.
A branch, descendant, or member of a family or social group.
The definition of principal is the first or highest in importance.
The definition of subordinate is someone who is lower in rank to another or subject to another's control.
Supplying what is lacking; additional
(Grammar) Relating to an auxiliary verb.
Manifesting or requiring wealth:
Subject to an impost or levy.
The definition of conducive is something that brings about or leads to something.
One of the channels in a braided stream.
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