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Synonyms for paramount
ˈpær əˌmaʊnt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. overriding, paramount, predominant, predominate, preponderant, preponderating(adj)

    having superior power and influence

    "the predominant mood among policy-makers is optimism"

    Synonyms:
    rife, predominate, dominant, prevailing, predominant, overriding, preponderating, prevalent, preponderant

    Antonyms:
    low-level, subordinate

Wiktionary

  1. paramount(adjective)

    Synonyms:
    highest, utmost

  2. paramount(adjective)

    Supreme; highest.

    Getting those credit cards paid off is paramount.

    Synonyms:
    highest, utmost

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. paramount

    Synonyms:
    superior, preeminent, chief, principal, supreme

    Antonyms:
    subordinate, minor, inferior, secondary

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. paramount(a.)

    Synonyms:
    supreme, superior, preeminent, principal, chief

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "paramount":

    primary, utmost, overriding, crucial, vital, supreme, primordial, essential, fundamental, capital, dominant, critical, extreme, overarching, maximum, highest

How to pronounce paramount?

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How to use paramount in a sentence?

  1. Ong Chong Tee:

    The conduct of UBS through its representatives is unacceptable and has no place in the financial services industry where trust and integrity are paramount.

  2. Oklahoma Attorney General Mike Hunter:

    Urgent, immediate and complete exposure to the public of JJ's primary role in creating this public health crisis has become paramount.

  3. Doug Andres:

    We have no way to know what was said, but protecting our nation's secrets is paramount, the speaker hopes for a full explanation of the facts from the administration.

  4. Justice Hugo L. Black:

    The Press was protected so that it could bare the secrets of the government and inform the people. Only a free and unrestrained press can effectively expose deception in government. And paramount among the responsibilities of a free press is the duty to prevent any part of the government from deceiving the people.

  5. Peter Schwarzenbauer:

    At the moment, drivers spend most of their time looking outside a vehicle. With self-driving cars, interior design will play a very different role. The feelgood factor will be paramount.


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