Thesaurus.com
synonyms
  • definitions

secondary

see definition of secondary
  • adjsubordinate; less important
  • adjderivative
Relevance ranks synonyms and suggests the best matches based on how closely a synonym’s sense matches the sense you selected.
Relevance
A-Z
Length
-
+

Synonyms for secondary

adj subordinate; less important
  • inferior
  • insignificant
  • trivial
  • unimportant
  • accessory
  • alternate
  • auxiliary
  • backup
  • collateral
  • contingent
  • dependent
  • dinky
  • extra
  • lower
  • minor
  • petty
  • relief
  • reserve
  • second
  • small
  • subject
  • subsidiary
  • supporting
  • tributary
  • bush-league
  • consequential
  • inconsiderable
  • lesser
  • minor-league
  • second-rate
  • small-fry
  • small-time
  • subservient
  • substract
  • under

Antonyms for secondary

  • important
  • significant
  • useful
  • valuable
  • worthwhile
  • big
  • chief
  • huge
  • large
  • main
  • major
  • necessary
  • primary
  • causative
  • first-class
  • first-rate
  • source
  • superior
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

More words related to secondary

ancillary

adjective. extra; supplementary

auxiliary

adjective. supplementary

dependent

adjective. weak, helpless

derivative

adjective. borrowed, transmitted from source

dinky

adjective. tiny, small

eventual

adjective. future, concluding
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
  • PREVIOUS
  • NEXT