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Synonyms for foremost
ˈfɔrˌmoʊst, -məst, ˈfoʊr-fore·most

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. first, foremost, world-classadjective

    ranking above all others

    "was first in her class"; "the foremost figure among marine artists"; "the top graduate"

    Synonyms:
    initiatory, maiden, inaugural, frontmost, initiative, first, beginning(a), world-class

    Antonyms:
    back(a), worst, aft(a)

  2. foremost, frontmostadjective

    preceding all others in spatial position

    "the foremost compartment of the ship"

    Synonyms:
    frontmost, first, world-class

    Antonyms:
    worst, aft(a), back(a)

  3. foremostadverb

    situated closest to the bow

    "the foremost compartment of the ship"

    Synonyms:
    frontmost, first, world-class

    Antonyms:
    worst, back(a), aft(a)

  4. foremost, firstadverb

    prominently forward

    "he put his best foot foremost"

    Synonyms:
    for the first time, first, first off, first of all, firstly

    Antonyms:
    aft(a), back(a), worst

  5. first, firstly, foremost, first of all, first offadverb

    before anything else

    "first we must consider the garter snake"

    Synonyms:
    for the first time, first, first off, first of all, firstly

    Antonyms:
    back(a), worst, aft(a)

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. foremostadjective

    Synonyms:
    first, most advanced, front

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "foremost":

    primarily, mainly, main, place, all

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How to use foremost in a sentence?

  1. Heino Klinck:

    I think Xi Jinping wants to deter Taiwan from taking any precipitous action, specifically a move to de jure independence and I think Xi wants to convey first and foremost to the U.S. and to other regional actions that China's resolve and commitment with respect to its ‘sovereignty and geographical integrity’ should not be questioned.

  2. David McGuinness:

    Though the growth has been extremely quick it is from a low base and there is still huge scope for greater numbers, in truth Iran should be one of the planet's foremost destinations.

  3. Antony Blinken:

    I’m particularly pleased to be here with friends and colleagues from the Congress, this is, as always, very powerful to see a bipartisan group of leaders from Congress standing together, coming together in support of Ukraine, and standing strongly against Vladimir Putin’s war of choice and aggression that is not only – is first and foremost affecting the people of Ukraine, but poses a threat to the basic principles of the international order that all of us stand strongly for.

  4. Ivanka Trump:

    I am driven first and foremost by my kids and their happiness. So that's always going to be my top priority. And my decisions will always be flexible enough to ensure that their needs are being considered first and foremost. So they will really drive that answer for me.

  5. Meghan McCain:

    I will say first and foremost, when we are not talking about politics we have a lot in common, but we are both true believers and Joy Behar's a great sparring partner on air for that reason because Joy Behar truly believes in Joy Behar liberal principles.


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