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Synonyms for primate
ˈpraɪ meɪt or, esp. for 1 , -mɪtpri·mate

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. archpriest, hierarch, high priest, prelate, primatenoun

    a senior clergyman and dignitary

    Synonyms:
    high priest, hierarch, archpriest, prelate

  2. primatenoun

    any placental mammal of the order Primates; has good eyesight and flexible hands and feet

    Synonyms:
    high priest, hierarch, archpriest, prelate

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  1. primatenoun

    Synonyms:
    archbishop, metropolitan

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "primate":

    primacy, ape, monkey

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How to use primate in a sentence?

  1. James Hansford:

    What's outstanding about this study is that it represents a unique genera, that it's something that is genuinely new to science, but it also represents the first known human-driven primate extinction that we know of as well.

  2. Hunt Batjer:

    [It's] a 45-year-old reference in a primate and there is no evidence that the spinal cord was anastomosed functionally.

  3. Erika Fleury:

    Attacks from any privately-owned primate in captivity should be expected because these animals are not living healthy lives where they can express their natural urges and engage in natural behaviors.

  4. Sascha Frühholz:

    The results of our study are surprising, researchers usually assume the primate and human cognitive system to be specifically tuned to detect signals of danger and threat in the environment as a mechanism of survival.

  5. Laure Segurel:

    A lot of primate species... also have the differences of being A, being B, being AB, whether it's a great ape or a new world monkey, it's quite intriguing that the differences have been found or maintained in so many different species.


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