Synonyms for (noun) main

Synonyms: main

Definition: a principal pipe in a system that distributes water or gas or electricity or that collects sewage

Similar words: pipage, pipe, piping

Definition: a long tube made of metal or plastic that is used to carry water or oil or gas etc.


Synonyms: main, briny

Definition: any very large body of (salt) water

Similar words: body of water, water

Definition: the part of the earth's surface covered with water (such as a river or lake or ocean)

Usage: they invaded our territorial waters; they were sitting by the water's edge

Synonyms for (adjective) main

Synonyms: main, master, chief, primary, principal

Definition: most important element

Usage: the chief aim of living; the main doors were of solid glass; the principal rivers of America; the principal example; policemen were primary targets; the master bedroom; a master switch

Similar words: important, of import

Definition: of great significance or value

Usage: important people; the important questions of the day


Synonyms: main

Definition: of force; of the greatest possible intensity

Usage: by main strength

Similar words: intense

Definition: possessing or displaying a distinctive feature to a heightened degree

Usage: intense heat; intense anxiety; intense desire; intense emotion; the skunk's intense acrid odor; intense pain; enemy fire was intense