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secondary

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of secondary

  1. 1 taken or created from something original or basic history textbooks are secondary sources for historical information and do not represent original research Synonyms of secondary derivative, secondhand Words Related to secondary unoriginal; consequent, resultant Near Antonyms of secondary fundamental, nonderivative; first, primary Antonyms of secondary basic, original

  2. 2 of little or less value or merit we need to focus on getting the groceries bought and the rent paid—everything else is secondary Synonyms of secondary mean, minor, inferior, second-class, second-rateWords Related to secondary junior, lesser, lower, low-level, petty, smaller, subordinate, under; average, common, fair, middling, ordinary; amiss, bad, defective, unsatisfactory, wrong; deficient, inadequate, insufficient, unacceptable; littler, slighter, smaller; jerkwater, low-rent, one-horse, small-time, two-bitNear Antonyms of secondary major, more, primary, senior; choice, exceptional, first-class, first-rate, high-grade, premium, prime, select, selected; acceptable, adequate, sufficientAntonyms of secondary greater, higher, superior


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