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Antonyms for Principal
ˈprɪn sə pəlPrin·ci·pal

This page is about all possible antonyms and opposite words for the term Principal.

Wiktionary

  1. principalnoun

    Synonyms:
    headmistress, headmaster

  2. principaladjective

    Synonyms:
    client

  3. principalnoun

    The money originally invested or loaned, on which basis interest and returns are calculated.

    A portion of your mortgage payment goes to reduce the principal, and the rest covers interest.

    Synonyms:
    main, primary, chief

  4. principalnoun

    The chief executive and chief academic officer of a university or college.

    Synonyms:
    dean

  5. principalnoun

    The primary participant in a crime.

    Synonyms:
    ringleader

  6. principalnoun

    A partner or owner of a business.

    Synonyms:
    proprietor

  7. principalnoun

    A diapason, a type of organ stop on a pipe organ.

    Synonyms:
    diapason

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. principal

    Antonyms:
    inferior, subordinate, secondary, supplemental, subject, auxiliary, minor

    Synonyms:
    highest, first, main, leading, chief, primary, foremost, pre-eminent, prominent

Princeton's WordNet

  1. principalnoun

    the original amount of a debt on which interest is calculated

    Antonyms:
    unimportant

    Synonyms:
    head teacher, head, lead, corpus, star, school principal, principal sum, dealer

  2. principal, school principal, head teacher, headnoun

    the educator who has executive authority for a school

    "she sent unruly pupils to see the principal"

    Antonyms:
    unimportant

    Synonyms:
    mind, heading, promontory, psyche, school principal, nous, drumhead, headland, head teacher, head, question, point, top dog, lead, brain, dealer, principal, star, headspring, foreland, pass, header, headway, read/write head, head word, chief, forefront, principal sum, capitulum, oral sex, fountainhead, caput, straits, corpus

  3. star, principal, leadnoun

    an actor who plays a principal role

    Antonyms:
    unimportant

    Synonyms:
    hint, lead story, whiz, lead-in, wind, school principal, atomic number 82, head teacher, ace, head, confidential information, whizz, headliner, leading, tether, lead, hotshot, wiz, star topology, dealer, sensation, lede, steer, principal, maven, genius, star, asterisk, virtuoso, mavin, wizard, jumper cable, jumper lead, booster cable, principal sum, adept, leash, superstar, pencil lead, trail, corpus, tip, champion, track, spark advance

  4. principal, corpus, principal sumnoun

    capital as contrasted with the income derived from it

    Antonyms:
    unimportant

    Synonyms:
    head teacher, head, lead, principal, corpus, star, school principal, principal sum, dealer

  5. principalnoun

    (criminal law) any person involved in a criminal offense, regardless of whether the person profits from such involvement

    Antonyms:
    unimportant

    Synonyms:
    head teacher, head, lead, corpus, star, school principal, principal sum, dealer

  6. principal, dealeradjective

    the major party to a financial transaction at a stock exchange; buys and sells for his own account

    Antonyms:
    unimportant

    Synonyms:
    trader, head teacher, head, lead, principal, corpus, monger, star, school principal, bargainer, principal sum, dealer

  7. chief(a), main(a), primary(a), principal(a), master(a)adjective

    most important element

    "the chief aim of living"; "the main doors were of solid glass"; "the principal rivers of America"; "the principal example"; "policemen were primary targets"; "the master bedroom"; "a master switch"

    Antonyms:
    unimportant

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. principaladjective

    Synonyms:
    leading, chief, cardinal, paramount, main, foremost

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. principal

    Synonyms:
    General practise principal

How to use Principal in a sentence?

  1. Thomas Fuller:

    Light, God's eldest daughter, is a principal beauty in a building.

  2. Defense Ash Carter:

    Targeting that is the way that the greatest effect can be had ... That is the principal intent of this.

  3. Baron Rothschild, ca. 1800:

    There are three principal ways to lose money: wine, women, and engineers. While the first two are more pleasant, the third is by far the more certain.

  4. James Wilson:

    Government, in my humble opinion, should be formed to secure and to enlarge the exercise of the natural rights of its members; and every government, which has not this in view, as its principal object, is not a government of the legitimate kind.

  5. Ben Rhodes:

    We have problems with this legislation in its own right, but our principal focus right now is, let's give time and space to the negotiators to see if they get this done, do not take action over the course of the next couple of months that could jeopardize those negotiations by backing the Iranians and the rest of the world away from the table.

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