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Synonyms for main
meɪn, maɪn

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. main, briny(noun)

    any very large body of (salt) water


    unimportant, mild

  2. main(adj)

    a principal pipe in a system that distributes water or gas or electricity or that collects sewage


    mild, unimportant

  3. chief(a), main(a), primary(a), principal(a), master(a)(adj)

    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"

    mild, unimportant

  4. independent, main(a)(adj)

    (of a clause) capable of standing syntactically alone as a complete sentence

    "the main (or independent) clause in a complex sentence has at least a subject and a verb"

    unimportant, mild

  5. main(a)(adj)

    of force; of the greatest possible intensity

    "by main strength"

    unimportant, mild

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. main

    bulk, majority, body, principal, trunk, chief, leading, most important, first

    portion, section, minority, branch, limb, tributary, member, subordinate, inferior

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. main(a.)

    chief, principal, leading, most important

  2. main(n.)

    ocean, great sea

  3. main(n.)

    continent, mainland

  4. main(n.)

    main conduit, main pipe, main duct

  5. main(n.)

    force, power, strength, might

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. main(a)

    principal, leading, chief, capital, cardinal, paramount, requisite, necessary, sheer, pure

  2. main(n)

    ocean, high sea, gross, bulk, majority, strength, power, might, force

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  1. Mitchell Trimble:

    Sometimes you just have to start being the main character.

  2. Brad Page:

    Compare that to investment of around 100 times that amount for renewable power generation technologies over the same timeframe, a disparity in policy support is the main reason for this.

  3. Tutum Rahanta:

    If the aim of the labels was to discredit (palm oil), I think its fair for Indonesia to protect its main product with its own rules, we as retailers will follow the rules.

  4. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate:

    Oh la suavidad, la rapidez y horriblemente, con qué crueldad y minuciosamente, uno descubre los poderes y proezas de Maya, el poder supremo de ilusiones! Con un simple juego de la mano, léger de main, todo cambia en un instante; cargadas eléctricamente, impresionante y años apasionantes de la vida se reducen a momentos - sólo para darse cuenta de que todo lo fascinante realidad había sido un sueño. tal vez todo lo que había sucedido anteriormente había sido una secuencia continua de imágenes bellas que uno puede admirar y enamorarse, y para darse cuenta de que todo el juego de los sueños, las ilusiones y Maya. La realidad también afecta, en el mismo momento, que todo lo que uno seguiría experiencia en el futuro, iba a ver con los ojos y sentir con las manos, hasta el momento de la propia muerte - que no todo va a ser diferente en cuanto al fondo , o cualquier clase diferente. ¿por qué sería? siempre es todo un juego, toda la espuma y todos los sueños. es Maya, todo el caleidoscopio encantadora y espantosa, delicioso y desesperado de la vida con sus delicias abrasadoras, entrelazadas con sus dolores ardientes, el increíble espectáculo que ha estado en curso desde los albores del universo.

  5. Brian Amatruda:

    The first thing I did was contact [celebrity agent] Max Markson and ask him to offer Tyson $1 million, max brought him to Australia in 2012. He gets on well with him and his wife but the main thing is that he got him a visa to get into the country back then and thats the key.

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    A synonym for "subterranean"
    • A. overt
    • B. ulterior
    • C. overhead
    • D. surface

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