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Synonyms for (noun) prime

Synonyms: prime, prime quantity Definition: a number that has no factor but itself and 1

Similar words: number Definition: a concept of quantity involving zero and units Usage: every number has a unique position in the sequence

Synonyms: prime, prime of life Definition: the time of maturity when power and vigor are greatest

Similar words: maturity, adulthood Definition: the period of time in your life after your physical growth has stopped and you are fully developed

Synonyms: prime Definition: the second canonical hour; about 6 a.m.

Similar words: canonical hour Definition: (Roman Catholic Church) one of seven specified times for prayer

Synonyms: peak, prime, bloom, blossom, efflorescence, heyday, flower, flush Definition: the period of greatest prosperity or productivity

Similar words: time period, period, period of time Definition: an amount of time Usage: a time period of 30 years; hastened the period of time of his recovery; Picasso's blue period

Synonyms for (verb) prime

Synonyms: prime Definition: insert a primer into (a gun, mine, or charge) preparatory to detonation or firing Usage: prime a cannon; prime a mine

Similar words: set, set up, gear up, fix, prepare, ready Definition: make ready or suitable or equip in advance for a particular purpose or for some use, event, etc Usage: Get the children ready for school!; prepare for war; I was fixing to leave town after I paid the hotel bill

Synonyms: prime Definition: fill with priming liquid Usage: prime a car engine

Similar words: fill, fill up, make full Definition: make full, also in a metaphorical sense Usage: fill a container; fill the child with pride

Synonyms: undercoat, prime, ground Definition: cover with a primer; apply a primer to

Similar words: paint Definition: apply paint to; coat with paint Usage: We painted the rooms yellow

Synonyms for (adjective) prime

Synonyms: premier, prime Definition: first in rank or degree Usage: an architect of premier rank; the prime minister

Similar words: first Definition: preceding all others in time or space or degree Usage: the first house on the right; the first day of spring; his first political race; her first baby; the first time; the first meetings of the new party; the first phase of his training

Synonyms: prime Definition: used of the first or originating agent Usage: prime mover

Similar words: first Definition: preceding all others in time or space or degree Usage: the first house on the right; the first day of spring; his first political race; her first baby; the first time; the first meetings of the new party; the first phase of his training

Synonyms: prime, meridian Definition: being at the best stage of development Usage: our manhood's prime vigor- Robert Browning

Similar words: mature Definition: having reached full natural growth or development Usage: a mature cell

Synonyms: choice, select, prime, prize, quality Definition: of superior grade Usage: choice wines; prime beef; prize carnations; quality paper; select peaches

Similar words: superior Definition: of high or superior quality or performance Usage: superior wisdom derived from experience; superior math students