paramount definition

  • adjective:
    • Of main issue or value: tending initially to at least one's paramount requirements.
    • Supreme in ranking, power, or authority. See Synonyms at principal.
    • Supreme; greatest.
    • Obtaining The highest rank or jurisdiction; more advanced than all others; chief; supreme; preĆ«minent.
    • having exceptional energy and influence
  • noun:
    • One that has got the highest rank, energy, or authority.
    • the greatest or main.
    • The chief; the greatest in ranking or value; a superior.
  • others:
    • Supreme; exceptional in energy or jurisdiction; chief: as, lord paramount, the supreme lord of a fee, or of places, tenements, and hereditaments.
    • Above; better than: with a prepositional power.
    • Eminent; associated with highest purchase; especially, of chief or superior significance; especially others in regards to value; exceptional: since, the important task of a citizen.

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