Synonyms of main in English:

main


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adjective

1‘the main office’

SYNONYMS

principal, chief, head, leading, foremost, most important, major, ruling, dominant, central, focal, key, prime, master, premier, primary, first, high, grand, fundamental, supreme, predominant, pre-eminent, paramount, overriding, cardinal, crucial, vital, critical, capital, pivotal, salient, elemental, essential, staple, intrinsic, urgent

ANTONYMS

subsidiary, minor

2‘they dragged him away by main force’

SYNONYMS

sheer, pure, utter, downright, mere, plain, brute, stark, absolute, out-and-out, direct


noun

1‘the Spanish Main’

See sea

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