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How to pronounce 'primary' and what is the meaning of 'primary'?


adjective, noun

How to pronounce primary?

The word primary sounds like pri-ma-ry

What is the definition of primary?

nouna preliminary election where delegates or nominees are chosen
adjectiveof or being the essential or basic part
nounone of the main flight feathers projecting along the outer edge of a bird's wing
nouncoil forming the part of an electrical circuit such that changing current in it induces a current in a neighboring circuit
  • current through the primary coil induces current in the secondary coil
adjectivemost important element
  • policemen were primary targets
noun(astronomy) a celestial body (especially a star) relative to other objects in orbit around it
adjectivenot derived from or reducible to something else; basic
  • a primary instinct
adjectiveof first rank or importance or value; direct and immediate rather than secondary
  • primary goals
  • a primary effect
  • primary sources
  • a primary interest

What is the definition of 'primary'?

  • Primary means first, most important, or main.

What are some synonyms of 'primary'?

  • key
  • chief
  • principal
  • main
  • primary
  • foremost
  • leading
  • dominant
  • major
  • central

What are some antonyms of 'primary'?

  • secondary
  • subordinate
  • minor
  • auxiliary
  • additional
  • incidental

What is the noun form of 'primary'?

  • primary

What is the adverb form of 'primary'?

  • primarily

What is the adjective form of 'primary'?

  • primary

Is 'primary' a countable or uncountable noun?

  • 'primary' is a countable noun.

What part of speech is 'primary'?

  • 'primary' can be used as an adjective or a noun.

Can you give me an example sentence using the word 'primary'?

  • The primary goal of the project is to increase revenue.

What is the origin of the word 'primary'?

  • The word 'primary' comes from the Latin word 'primarius', meaning 'first in importance'. It entered English in the early 17th century.