Of the highest or greatest degree, amount, or intensity; most extreme:
A limited train or bus.
More than or beyond what is usual, normal, expected, or necessary:
Least likely or expected:
Being last in a series, process, or progression:
Either the first or fourth term of a proportion of four terms. In the proportion2 /3 =4 /6 , the extremes are 2 and 6.
At the end; final
Approaching or constituting the maximum:
(Rare) Most extended; longest
Respecting an end or object to be gained; respecting the purpose or ultimate end in view.
Of or relating to the foundation or base; elementary:
Very pleasing; wonderful; splendid:
Of, relating to, or making up a maximum:
Ranking higher than any other, as in power or importance; chief; supreme
The definition of preeminent is someone who is distinguished in some way or who surpasses and exceeds the accomplishments of others.
Occurring first in time or sequence; earliest:
Greatest in importance, degree, significance, character, or achievement.
In Kant's theory of knowledge, being beyond the limits of experience and hence unknowable.
Used with the definite article and an implied noun: something that is worst.
(Informal) Of or relating to the first portion of some extended thing.
The definition of first is someone or something that happens or acts before any others.
Introducing; giving a preview or idea of
Giving help or aid; assisting or supporting
(Rare) Without essence or existence; immaterial
Not necessary or required; needless
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.
Initial or introductory
(Bot.) Growing at the end of a stem or branch
Of, being, or serving as a starting point or basis:
Being an essential or basic part or parts
Of, relating to, or constituting the basic, essential, or fundamental part:
Not derived from something else; primary or basic:
Situated at the top:
The definition of topmost is the highest position or the highest status.
The definition of furthest is something that has a greater distance or degree than others.
Located farthest without
Of or relating to a terminative condition, stage, or point
Relating to or occurring on or near the surface of the earth.
Having a pitch corresponding to a relatively large number of sound-wave cycles per second:
Of great significance; momentous:
Most distant or remote, as from a center
The definition of proximate is the next or nearest person or thing.
The definition of latest is the newest or most up to date.
Most distant or remote.
The utmost limit; the maximum:
Healthier or more fit than before:
The definition of underlying refers to something lying beneath, or the basic or root cause of something.
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