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central

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of central

  1. 1 coming before all others in importance the central theme of the book Synonyms of central arch, big, capital, cardinal, foremost, chief, dominant, first, grand, great, greatest, highest, key, leading, main, master, number one (also No. 1), numero uno, overbearing, overmastering, overriding, paramount, predominant, preeminent, premier, primal, primary, principal, prior, sovereign (also sovran), supremeWords Related to central distinguished, eminent, illustrious, noble, notable, noteworthy, outstanding, prestigious, signal, star, stellar, superior; high-level, senior, top; important, influential, major, mighty, momentous, significant; incomparable, matchless, unequaled (or unequalled), unparalleled, unsurpassed; celebrated, famed, famous, renownedNear Antonyms of central inconsequential, inconsiderable, insignificant, minor, negligible, slight, trifling, trivial, unimportant; collateral, inferior, secondary, subordinate, subsidiaryAntonyms of central last, least

  2. 2 occupying a position equally distant from the ends or extremes will hold the conference in the central part of the country in order to encourage delegates from both coasts Synonyms of central middle, halfway, intermediary, intermediate, medial, median, mediate, medium, mid, midmostWords Related to central equidistant; inmost, inner, innermost, nearest; betwixt and between, borderline, gray (also grey), in-betweenNear Antonyms of central outer, peripheralAntonyms of central extreme, farthest, farthermost, furthermost, furthest, outermost, outmost, remotest, utmost

  3. 3 avoiding major social change or extreme political ideas with all of the attention being paid to the party's right and left wings, the vast central core has been largely ignored Synonyms of central moderate, centrist, middle-of-the-roadWords Related to central conventional, nonrevolutionary, orthodox, traditional; levelheaded, rational, reasonable, sensible; neutralNear Antonyms of central excessive; conservative, reactionary, rightist; leftist, liberal, progressive; fanatic (or fanatical), rabid, subversive, violent; agitating, exciting, fomenting, incendiary, inciting, inflammatory, instigating, provocative, provoking; rabble-rousing; dissentingAntonyms of central extremist, radical, revolutionary, revolutionist, ultra


central

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of central

  1. a thing or place that is of greatest importance to an activity or interest a health club that has become dating central for singles in the area Synonyms of central axis, base, capital, center, core, cynosure, epicenter, eye, focus, ground zero, heart, hub, locus, mecca, navel, nerve center, nexus, nucleus, omphalos, seatWords Related to central headquarters; happy hunting ground, hive, hotbed, hot spot, playground, playland; kernel, nub, pith; deep, thick; essence, quintessence, soul; attraction, lodestone (also loadstone), magnet, polestar



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