the original amount of a debt on which interest is calculated
principal, school principal, head teacher, head(noun)
the educator who has executive authority for a school
"she sent unruly pupils to see the principal"
mind, heading, promontory, psyche, school principal, nous, drumhead, headland, head teacher, head, question, point, top dog, lead, brain, dealer, star, headspring, foreland, pass, header, headway, read/write head, head word, chief, forefront, principal sum, capitulum, oral sex, fountainhead, caput, straits, corpus
star, principal, lead(noun)
an actor who plays a principal role
hint, lead story, whiz, lead-in, wind, school principal, atomic number 82, head teacher, ace, head, confidential information, whizz, headliner, leading, tether, lead, hotshot, wiz, star topology, dealer, sensation, lede, steer, maven, genius, star, asterisk, virtuoso, mavin, wizard, jumper cable, jumper lead, booster cable, principal sum, adept, leash, superstar, pencil lead, trail, corpus, tip, champion, track, spark advance
principal, corpus, principal sum(noun)
capital as contrasted with the income derived from it
(criminal law) any person involved in a criminal offense, regardless of whether the person profits from such involvement
the major party to a financial transaction at a stock exchange; buys and sells for his own account
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"
The money originally invested or loaned, on which basis interest and returns are calculated.
A portion of your mortgage payment goes to reduce the principal, and the rest covers interest.
The chief executive and chief academic officer of a university or college.
The primary participant in a crime.
A partner or owner of a business.
A diapason, a type of organ stop on a pipe organ.
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How to use principal in a sentence?
I’m from the South, y’all, so we get spankings, my mom would call the principal if I ever ended up in the principal’s office and give permission for her to spank me … I’m a well-rounded individual with a lot of character, so I think it’s fine.
Our principal aim was to save them from extinction.
Well, the White house certainly has that ability, but Deputy Director Sue Gordon's more than capable of handling that job, i would be shocked, because that's what principal deputies are in place for.
One of the principal conspirators of the coup has just been arrested, they will have to pay before the courts for the failed coup that they attempted.
I suspect the changes that get announced all drive at the same end goal: which is to promote and make easier the trade and business relationships between the two countries and encourage continued reform while minding concerns, the details will really indicate where the principal areas of remaining concern are but broadly speaking they are going to be aligned with what we've seen so far.
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- مديرة, رئيسي, مديرArabic
- প্রধান শিক্ষকBengali
- Schulvorsteher, Schulleiter, Schulleiterin, Schulvorsteherin, Schuldirektor, hauptsächlichGerman
- kapitalo, precipa, lernejestroEsperanto
- principal de escuela, jefe de estudios, principal, director, director de escuelaSpanish
- pää-, rehtori, pääasiallinenFinnish
- directeur, proviseur, directrice, proviseure, principalFrench
- ard-ven-ynsee, ard-ynseyder, ard-venainshtyr, bun-argid, ard-vainshtyr, ard-er-ynseeManx
- מְנַהֵל, מְנַהֶלֶתHebrew
- principale, preside, capitaleItalian
- 校長, 主要な, 学校長Japanese
- atuarfiit pisortaat, atuarfiup pisortaaKalaallisut, Greenlandic
- 校長, 원금, 학교 교장, 주요한, 교장Korean
- tumuaki, aporeiMāori
- schoolhoofd, voornaamste, rector, principaalDutch
- kapitał, podstawowy, głównyPolish
- principal, diretorPortuguese
- principal, directorRomanian
- [[основной, главный, директри́са, ре́ктор, дире́ктор, основной, [[основно́й]] [[долг]]Russian
- kapitalbelopp, huvudsaklig, kapital, rektorSwedish
- 校長, chủ yếu, chính, hiệu trưởngVietnamese
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