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Synonyms for mainmeɪn, maɪn

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. main, briny(noun)

    any very large body of (salt) water

    Synonyms:
    briny, main

    Antonyms:
    unimportant, mild

  2. main(adj)

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

    Synonyms:
    briny

    Antonyms:
    mild, unimportant

  3. chief(a), main(a), primary(a), principal(a), master(a)(adj)

    most important element

    Antonyms:
    mild, unimportant

  4. independent, main(a)(adj)

    (of a clause) capable of standing syntactically alone as a complete sentence

    Antonyms:
    unimportant, mild

  5. main(a)(adj)

    of force; of the greatest possible intensity

    Antonyms:
    unimportant, mild

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. main(a.)

    Synonyms:
    chief, principal, leading, most important

  2. main(n.)

    Synonyms:
    ocean, great sea

  3. main(n.)

    Synonyms:
    continent, mainland

  4. main(n.)

    Synonyms:
    main conduit, main pipe, main duct

  5. main(n.)

    Synonyms:
    force, power, strength, might


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