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Principal

Antonyms for principal:

auxiliary, insignificant, follower, unimportant, minor, trivial.

Synonyms for principal:

Sense 1

cardinal, lunch lady, urgent, agent, preponderant, school board, premier, bursar, actor, fundamental, Headmost, much, school governor, guidance counselor, vice chancellor, governing body, dominant.

Sense 2

rector, cash, protagonist, original, provost, chancellor, overwhelming, first, paramount, predominant, essentially, substantially.

Sense 3

marquee, senate, ultimate, chair, substantive.

Sense 4

real.

Sense 5

core.

Sense 6

radical.

Sense 7

basic.

essential

key, necessary.

executive

administrator.

first

foremost.

fundamental

central.

highest

supreme.

main

keynote, main, arch.

pedagogue

educator.

preliminary

introductory.

prevalent

prevailing.

principal

capital, prime.

standard

staple.

supreme

crowning.

topmost

highest.

Other synonyms and related words:

whiz, senate, foreland, of import, monger, keynote, core, jumper cable, spark advance, tip, administrator, greatest, preeminent, main, whizz, original, ace, track, promontory, much, basic, genius, capital, elemental, head teacher, school principal, straits, wind, wiz, supreme, major, headspring, agent, trader, confidential information, highest, headway, chair, necessary, key, substantially, numero uno, overmastering, prior, provost, pb, primary, fountainhead, champion, big, great, brain, superstar, corpus, bargainer, mind, dealer, heading, principal sum, headliner, caput, primal, arch, overbearing, overwhelming, crowning, organic, head word, lead, forefront, elementary, virtuoso, cardinal, nous, adept, central, wizard, real, trail, leash, chancellor, educator, ultimate, actor, first, mavin, jumper lead, lead story, lead-in, grand, hint, point, maven, foremost, hotshot, paramount, Headmost, sensation, drumhead, radical, substantial, staple, predominant, bursar, Supereminent, fundamental, header, headland, cash, premier, top dog, top, steer, psyche, urgent, rector, prime, pencil lead, overriding, important, substantive, protagonist, dominant, pass, asterisk, number one, preponderant, question, sovereign, prevailing, tether, commanding, capitulum.

head (adjective)

header.

important (adjective)

substantial, big, major.

master (adjective)

ruling, governing, leading, head, directing, senior, master, commanding, star, Presiding.

most important (adjective)

crowning, preeminent, arch, first, key, major, highest, cardinal, star, chief, champion, Supereminent, prime, supreme, prevailing, dominant, head, paramount, premier, greatest, leading, foremost, sovereign, main, predominant, capital, primary.

structural (adjective)

organic.

Sense 1 (noun)

first, greatest, dominant, crowning, cardinal, prevailing, major, premier, highest, key, ultimate, number one, supreme, foremost, paramount, preeminent, sovereign, capital, predominant, Supereminent, prime.

Sense 2 (noun)

actor, top.

Sense 4 (noun)

elementary, protagonist, basic.

Sense 6 (noun)

chancellor, governing body, lunch lady, bursar, guidance counselor.

Sense 7 (noun)

educator.

director (noun)

kingpin, top dog.

master (noun)

manager, mahatma, proprietress, captain, headmaster, leader, master, officer, maestro, lord, executive, abbot, headmistress, mandarin, commandant, head, authority, chief, mother, guru, titleholder, director, squire, president, dean, senior, commander, landlord, kingpin, governor, landlady, proprietor, quartermaster, ruler, star, sire.

original amount of property either owned or owed (noun)

assets.

person (noun)

lead, star.

person in charge of organization, often an educational one (noun)

dean, rector, leader, protagonist, ruler, administrator, director, lead.

principal (noun)

dealer, school principal, of import, chief, head teacher, important, main, star, head, corpus, lead, primary, principal sum.

property (noun)

estate, effects, legacy, empire, real estate, wealth, title, kingdom, Resources, assets, manor, stock, holding, ranch, chattel, realm, property, realty, territory, inheritance, farm, goods, ground, fixtures, domain, land, possessions, belongings, possession.

protagonist (noun)

protagonist.

Usage examples for principal:

  • Papa seemed to think it would be very wise to ask you to take care of it, and pay me the income, I can't have the principal till I'm twenty- five. - "The Honorable Peter Stirling and What People Thought of Him", Paul Leicester Ford.
  • Laud's second turned to his principal. - "Mark Twain, A Biography, Vol. 1, Part 1, 1835-1866 The Personal And Literary Life Of Samuel Langhorne Clemens", Albert Bigelow Paine.
  • One of the latter may have been in fact the principal village of the Apiachi. - "The Aboriginal Population of the San Joaquin Valley, California", Sherburne F. Cook.

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