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principal

see definition of principal
  • adjmost important
  • nounperson in charge of organization, often an educational one
  • nounoriginal amount of property either owned or owed
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Synonyms for principal

adj most important
  • dominant
  • key
  • leading
  • main
  • major
  • outstanding
  • paramount
  • predominant
  • preeminent
  • primary
  • prime
  • prominent
  • arch
  • capital
  • cardinal
  • champion
  • chief
  • essential
  • first
  • head
  • maximum
  • premier
  • sovereign
  • star
  • superior
  • controlling
  • crowning
  • foremost
  • greatest
  • highest
  • incomparable
  • mainline
  • matchless
  • peerless
  • prevailing
  • second-to-none
  • stellar
  • strongest
  • supereminent
  • supreme
  • transcendent
  • unapproachable
  • unequaled
  • unparalleled
  • unrivaled

Antonyms for principal

  • inconspicuous
  • inessential
  • inferior
  • insignificant
  • last
  • lesser
  • minor
  • nonessential
  • ordinary
  • secondary
  • subordinate
  • trivial
  • unimportant
  • unknown
  • auxiliary
  • least
  • lower
  • poor
  • extra
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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agent

noun. person representing an organization or person in business

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adjective. elementary, fundamental
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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