Synonyms of secondary in English:

secondary


See definition of secondary

adjective

1‘‘women's issues’ have often been seen as secondary’

SYNONYMS

subordinate, lesser, lower, lower-level, minor, peripheral, incidental, tangential, marginal, ancillary, subsidiary, subservient, non-essential, inessential, of little account, unimportant, less important

ANTONYMS

primary, central

2‘primary sources are not necessarily more accurate than secondary sources’

SYNONYMS

indirect, non-primary, derived, derivative, resulting, resultant, concomitant, accompanying, consequential, contingent, second-hand

ANTONYMS

primary, direct

3‘they bombed their secondary target instead’

SYNONYMS

alternative, spare, extra, additional, another, backup, supporting, relief, fallback, substitute, auxiliary

North American alternate

ANTONYMS

primary, main