I adjective best, cardinal, central, chief, commanding, critical, crowning, dominant, eminent, essential, famous, first, important, in the forefront, influential, initial, leading, main, major, notable, noteworthy, original, outstanding, paramount, preceding, predominant, preeminent, premier, preponderant, prevailing, primal, primary, prime, principal, professional, prominent, rated, renowned, ruling, salient, stellar, superior, superlative, uppermost, vital II index best, cardinal (basic), cardinal (outstanding), central (essential), critical (crucial), dominant, famous, important (significant), influential, leading (ranking first), master, notable, noteworthy, outstanding (prominent), paramount, predominant, prime (most valuable), principal, professional (stellar), prominent, renowned, salient, stellar, superior (excellent), superlative

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  • Foremost — Fore most , a. [OE. formest first, AS. formest, fyrmest, superl. of forma first, which is a superl. fr. fore fore; cf. Goth. frumist, fruma, first. See {Fore}, adv., and cf. {First}, {Former}, {Frame}, v. t., {Prime}, a.] First in time or place;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • foremost — (adj.) O.E. fyrmest earliest, first, most prominent, from P.Gmc. *formo (related to O.E. fruma beginning ), superlative of the root of FORE (Cf. fore) + additional superlative suffix EST (Cf. est). Cf. MOST (Cf. most), and Cf. also O.Fris.… …   Etymology dictionary

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  • foremost — [adj] first in rank, order A 1*, A number 1*, arch, at the cutting edge*, at the leading edge*, champion, chief, front, head, headmost, heavy, heavy stuff*, heavyweight*, highest, hotdog*, hotshot*, hot stuff*, inaugural, initial, leading, most… …   New thesaurus

  • foremost — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ the most prominent in rank, importance, or position. ► ADVERB ▪ in the first place …   English terms dictionary

  • foremost — [fôr′mōst΄; ] also [, fôr′məst] adj. [ME foremeste < OE formest (akin to OFris formest, Goth frumists), superl. of OE forma, itself a superl. of fore (see FORE); later understood and spelled as FORE + MOST] 1. first in place or time 2. first… …   English World dictionary

  • foremost — fore|most [ˈfo:məust US ˈfo:rmoust] adj 1.) the best or most important = ↑leading, top ↑top ▪ one of the country s foremost authorities on chemical warfare ▪ Rostropovich was long considered the world s foremost cellist. 2.) in a leading position …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • foremost — [[t]fɔ͟ː(r)moʊst[/t]] 1) ADJ The foremost thing or person in a group is the most important or best. He was one of the world s foremost scholars of ancient Indian culture... The military government is waging a war of words against its supposed… …   English dictionary

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