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prime

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of prime

  1. 1 highest in rank or authority the prime strategist in the senator's presidential campaign Synonyms of prime chief, commanding, first, foremost, high, lead, leading, preeminent, premier, presiding, primary, head, principal, supereminent, supreme, topWords Related to prime high-level, senior; controlling, directing, managing, officiating, overseeing, regnant, reigning, ruling, supervisory; main, major, paramount, predominant, predominate, sovereign (also sovran); ascendant (also ascendent), dominant, grand, superior, topmost, upmost, upper, uppermostNear Antonyms of prime ancillary, inferior, last, less, lesser, lower, lowly, second, secondary, subordinate, subsidiary; assistant, assisting, coadjutor, deputy, junior, under

  2. 2 of the very best kind owns a thousand acres of prime farmland Synonyms of prime A-OK, A1, awesome, bang-up, banner, beautiful, blue-chip, blue-ribbon, boffo, bonny (also bonnie) [chiefly British], boss [slang], brag, brave, bully, bumper, capital, choice, classic, cool [slang], corking, crackerjack, cracking, dandy, divine, dope [slang], down [slang], dynamite, fab, fabulous, famous, fantabulous [slang], fantastic, fine, first-class, first-rate, first-string, five-star, four-star, frontline, gangbusters (also gangbuster), gilt-edged (or gilt-edge), gone [slang], grand, great, groovy, heavenly, high-class, hot, hype [slang], immense, jim-dandy, keen, lovely, marvelous (or marvellous), mean, neat, nifty, noble, number one (also No. 1), numero uno, out-of-sight [slang], par excellence, peachy, peachy keen, phat [slang], excellent, primo [slang], prize, prizewinning, quality, radical [slang], righteous [slang], sensational, slick, splendid, stellar, sterling, superb, superior, superlative, supernal, swell, terrific, tip-top, top, top-flight, top-notch, top-of-the-line, topping [chiefly British], top-shelf, unsurpassed, wizard [chiefly British], wonderfulWords Related to prime acceptable, adequate, all right, decent, good, OK (or okay), passable, satisfactory, tolerable; better, exceptional, fancy, high-grade, high-test, premium, select, special, superfine; classical, standard, traditionalNear Antonyms of prime bad, inferior, low-grade, substandard, unsatisfactory; mediocre, middling, second-class, second-rateAntonyms of prime atrocious, awful, execrable, lousy, pathetic, poor, rotten, terrible, vile, wretched


prime

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of prime

  1. 1 a state or time of great activity, thriving, or achievement in the prime of her life Synonyms of prime blossom, florescence, floruit, flower, flush, heyday, high noon, bloom, salad days, springtimeWords Related to prime autumn, Indian summer; blooming, blossoming, efflorescence, flowering; acme, apex, climax, meridian, peak, pinnacle, summit, zenith; glory, grandeur, splendor; belle epoque (or belle époque), golden age, silver age; comeback, recovery, revivialNear Antonyms of prime decay, decline, downfall; bottom, nadir; shriveling (or shrivelling), wilting, withering

  2. 2 individuals carefully selected as being the best of a class chose the prime of the litter of pups Synonyms of prime A-list, aristocracy, best, choice, corps d'elite, cream, crème de la crème, elect, fat, flower, illuminati, pick, pink, pride, priesthood, elite, royalty, upper crustWords Related to prime establishment, gentry, nobility, quality, society, top, top drawer, upper class; caviar (also caviare); who's whoNear Antonyms of prime commoners, herd, hoi polloi, masses, millions, mob, multitude, rank and file, unwashed



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