adjective as in subordinate; less important
Soon they will start producing honey, collecting nectar from nearby plants and holding it in a secondary stomach in order to get it back to the hive.
All the way back in 2011, companies like SecondMarket were seeing nine-figures’ worth of shares being traded on their secondary share platforms.
Instead, the Internet has become our primary mechanism for socializing, rather than a secondary one.
That’s when I came up with the idea for what I like to call my secondary pantry.
Considerable differences still exist in how the various modeling systems are handling the location, evolution and track of the secondary low.
Over the past three years, Michigan has had an average price close to $200 on the secondary market.
He fooled around a lot, and was asked to leave his secondary school.
More importantly, Medicaid served as a secondary insurance to his primary insurance.
The plot of the film runs secondary to the spectacle, and is denser than a TED conference.
The realities with which we are engaged in our daily lives are secondary realities.
(b) In secondary anemia plaques are generally increased, although sometimes decreased.
Severe secondary anemia sometimes gives an identical picture.
The red corpuscles show the changes usual in severe secondary anemia.
The secondary storms of cyclones, such as are above noted, receive the name of tornadoes.
There are many secondary influences of a less important nature which are due to the ocean streams.
On this page you'll find 117 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to secondary, such as: inferior, insignificant, trivial, unimportant, accessory, and alternate.
From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.