Principal synonyms

Here's a list of possible synonyms and antonyms for the term Principal:


Princeton's WordNet

  1. principalnoun

    the original amount of a debt on which interest is calculated

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

    Antonyms:
    unimportant

  2. principal, school principal, head teacher, headnoun

    the educator who has executive authority for a school

    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

    Antonyms:
    unimportant

  3. star, principal, leadnoun

    an actor who plays a principal role

    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

    Antonyms:
    unimportant

  4. principal, corpus, principal sumnoun

    capital as contrasted with the income derived from it

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

    Antonyms:
    unimportant

  5. principalnoun

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

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

    Antonyms:
    unimportant

  6. principal, dealeradjective

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

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

    Antonyms:
    unimportant

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

    most important element

    Antonyms:
    unimportant

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.

    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

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. principal

    Synonyms:
    adversary, antagonist, betrayer, chief, commander, enemy, foe, hinderer, instigator, leader, opponent, opposer, rival

    Antonyms:
    abetter, abettor, accessory, accomplice, ally, assistant, associate, attendant, coadjutor, colleague, companion, confederate, follower, helper, henchman, participator, partner, retainer

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. principalnoun

    Synonyms:
    chief, main, first, highest, supreme, leading, cardinal, most considerable, most important

  2. principal

    Synonyms:
    n. chief, head, leader, chief actor

  3. principal

    Synonyms:
    master, head master

  4. principal

    Synonyms:
    employer, constituent

  5. principal

    Synonyms:
    capital sum (placed at interest)

PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:

main, major, primary, key, chief, senior, leading, core, mainly, director, principals, top, master, principale, parent, capital, principle, lead, 1st, keynote, prime, basic, primarily

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. principal

    Synonyms:
    General practise principal



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