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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

    Synonyms:
    briny

    Antonyms:
    unimportant, mild

  2. main(adj)

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

    Synonyms:
    briny

    Antonyms:
    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"

    Antonyms:
    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"

    Antonyms:
    unimportant, mild

  5. main(a)(adj)

    of force; of the greatest possible intensity

    "by main strength"

    Antonyms:
    unimportant, mild

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. main

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

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

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. main(a.)

    Synonyms:
    chief, principal, leading, most important

  2. main(n.)

    Synonyms:
    ocean, great sea

  3. main(n.)

    Synonyms:
    continent, mainland

  4. main(n.)

    Synonyms:
    main conduit, main pipe, main duct

  5. main(n.)

    Synonyms:
    force, power, strength, might

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