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Synonyms for secondary
ˈsɛk ənˌdɛr i

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. secondary(noun)

    the defensive football players who line up behind the linemen

    Synonyms:
    secondary winding, secondary coil

    Antonyms:
    special, capital, major, primary, firsthand, first-string, basic, dominant, original, senior, particular, direct

  2. secondary coil, secondary winding, secondary(adj)

    coil such that current is induced in it by passing a current through the primary coil

    Synonyms:
    secondary winding, secondary coil

    Antonyms:
    direct, particular, special, basic, senior, firsthand, capital, primary, dominant, original, first-string, major

  3. secondary(adj)

    being of second rank or importance or value; not direct or immediate

    "the stone will be hauled to a secondary crusher"; "a secondary source"; "a secondary issue"; "secondary streams"

    Synonyms:
    lowly, lower-ranking, junior-grade, subaltern, petty(a)

    Antonyms:
    basic, original, primary, dominant, special, senior, particular, first-string, capital, direct, major, firsthand

  4. junior-grade, lower-ranking, lowly, petty(a), secondary, subaltern(adj)

    inferior in rank or status

    "the junior faculty"; "a lowly corporal"; "petty officialdom"; "a subordinate functionary"

    Antonyms:
    dominant, major, direct, special, firsthand, particular, capital, primary, senior, original, first-string, basic

  5. secondary(adj)

    depending on or incidental to what is original or primary

    "a secondary infection"

    Synonyms:
    lowly, lower-ranking, junior-grade, subaltern, petty(a)

    Antonyms:
    dominant, firsthand, capital, direct, senior, particular, primary, special, first-string, basic, major, original

  6. secondary(adj)

    not of major importance

    "played a secondary role in world events"

    Synonyms:
    lowly, lower-ranking, junior-grade, subaltern, petty(a)

    Antonyms:
    direct, primary, special, major, firsthand, original, first-string, basic, capital, senior, dominant, particular

  7. secondary(adj)

    belonging to a lower class or rank

    Synonyms:
    lowly, lower-ranking, junior-grade, subaltern, petty(a)

    Antonyms:
    direct, major, senior, capital, original, particular, dominant, basic, primary, first-string, firsthand, special

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. secondary

    Synonyms:
    subordinate, inferior, minor, unimportant, resultant, induced

    Antonyms:
    primary, leading, important, prominent

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. secondary(a.)

    Synonyms:
    subordinate, inferior, not primary, not first-rate, not of the first order

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