Synonyms for Primary:
central, chief, leading, direct, first, principal, underlying, initial, primal, main, immediate, elementary, fundamental, simple, prime, earliest, essential.
clear, unalloyed, spotless, unadulterated, atomic, plain, indivisible, virtuous, purebred, uncluttered, sinless, austere, primal, nascent, stark, elemental, aboriginal, untarnished, immaculate, decent, elementary, fundamental, unsullied, angelic, essential, faultless, guiltless, Simon-pure, clean, irreducible, simple, blameless, innocent, monolithic, undefiled, foundational, formative, pure, unblemished, unadorned, untainted, basal, honorable, prime, undiluted, white, chaste, stainless, basic, bare.
n.applied, curricular, didactic, graduate, educational, formal, academic, diachronic. elect, advance poll, pioneer, election, earliest, maiden, electioneering, campaign, by election, start, initial, chad, disenfranchise, beauty contest, direct elections. barely, before, early, by the time, previous, Since, advance, earlier. surface, underlying. immediate, near. •act (noun)
direct, basal, original, primary coil, important, capital, of import, primary election, chief, essential, primary quill, particular, principal, first-string, primary feather, primary winding, underived, elementary, special, basic, main, firsthand.
Usage examples for primary
The organization itself recognizes the primary division. – The Social Work of the Salvation Army by Edwin Gifford Lamb