Definition of Foremost in English :

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Foremost meaning in English

Meaning of Foremost in English

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1. first, foremost, world-class

ranking above all others

Example Sentences:
'was first in her class'
'the foremost figure among marine artists'
'the top graduate'

2. foremost, frontmost

preceding all others in spatial position

Example Sentences:
'the foremost compartment of the ship'

3. foremost

situated closest to the bow

Example Sentences:
'the foremost compartment of the ship'


4. first, foremost

prominently forward

Example Sentences:
'he put his best foot foremost'

5. first, first of all, first off, firstly, foremost

before anything else

Example Sentences:
'first we must consider the garter snake'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


see synonyms of foremost
adjective, adverb
first in time, place, rank, etc

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see synonyms of foremost
first in place or time
first in rank or importance; leading
before all else; first

Webster’s New World College Dictionary, 4th Edition. Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. All rights reserved.


see synonyms of foremost
1. More prominent or important than others, especially in position or rank: the foremost researchers in the field. See Synonyms at chief.
2. First in physical position or place: the foremost ranks of the advancing warriors.
1. Above all else; most importantly: was first and foremost a soldier.
2. In the front or first position: kept the idea foremost in her mind.

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