Foremost

  • 1 Foremost — Entwickler Kris Kendall, Jesse Kornblum, Nick Mikus Aktuelle Version 1.5.7 (6. Mai 2009) Betriebssystem Unix ähnliche (GNU/Linux, xBSD, Mac OS X, ...) Programmier­ …

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  • 2 Foremost — Fore most , a. [OE. formest first, AS. formest, fyrmest, superl. of forma first, which is a superl. fr. fore fore; cf. Goth. frumist, fruma, first. See {Fore}, adv., and cf. {First}, {Former}, {Frame}, v. t., {Prime}, a.] First in time or place;… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 foremost — I adjective best, cardinal, central, chief, commanding, critical, crowning, dominant, eminent, essential, famous, first, important, in the forefront, influential, initial, leading, main, major, notable, noteworthy, original, outstanding,… …

    Law dictionary

  • 4 foremost — (adj.) O.E. fyrmest earliest, first, most prominent, from P.Gmc. *formo (related to O.E. fruma beginning ), superlative of the root of FORE (Cf. fore) + additional superlative suffix EST (Cf. est). Cf. MOST (Cf. most), and Cf. also O.Fris.… …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 5 foremost — leading, Chief, principal, main, capital …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 6 foremost — [adj] first in rank, order A 1*, A number 1*, arch, at the cutting edge*, at the leading edge*, champion, chief, front, head, headmost, heavy, heavy stuff*, heavyweight*, highest, hotdog*, hotshot*, hot stuff*, inaugural, initial, leading, most… …

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  • 7 foremost — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ the most prominent in rank, importance, or position. ► ADVERB ▪ in the first place …

    English terms dictionary

  • 8 foremost — [fôr′mōst΄; ] also [, fôr′məst] adj. [ME foremeste < OE formest (akin to OFris formest, Goth frumists), superl. of OE forma, itself a superl. of fore (see FORE); later understood and spelled as FORE + MOST] 1. first in place or time 2. first… …

    English World dictionary

  • 9 foremost — fore|most [ˈfo:məust US ˈfo:rmoust] adj 1.) the best or most important = ↑leading, top ↑top ▪ one of the country s foremost authorities on chemical warfare ▪ Rostropovich was long considered the world s foremost cellist. 2.) in a leading position …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 10 foremost — [[t]fɔ͟ː(r)moʊst[/t]] 1) ADJ The foremost thing or person in a group is the most important or best. He was one of the world s foremost scholars of ancient Indian culture... The military government is waging a war of words against its supposed… …

    English dictionary

  • 11 foremost — adjective foremost scientist/expert/writer etc the most important and respected scientist, writer etc: one of Europe s foremost authorities on childhood diseases see also: first and foremost first (21) …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 12 foremost — See: FIRST AND FOREMOST …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 13 foremost — See: FIRST AND FOREMOST …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 14 foremost — I. adjective Etymology: Middle English formest, from Old English, superlative of forma first; akin to Old High German fruma advantage, Old English fore fore Date: before 12th century 1. first in a series or progression 2. of first rank or… …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 15 foremost — /fawr mohst , meuhst, fohr /, adj., adv. first in place, order, rank, etc.: the foremost surgeons. [bef. 1000; FORE1 + MOST; r. ME, OE formest, equiv. to form(a) first, var. of fruma (cf. L primus) + est EST] Syn. primary, prime, chief, principal …

    Universalium

  • 16 foremost — adj. Foremost is used with these nouns: ↑authority, ↑exponent, ↑poet …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 17 foremost — fore|most [ fɔr,moust ] adjective most important or most well known: He is one of Mexico s foremost authorities on Aztec culture. => FIRST …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 18 foremost — See: first and foremost …

    Словарь американских идиом

  • 19 foremost — adjective the foremost impressionist of his age Syn: leading, principal, premier, prime, top, top level, greatest, best, supreme, preeminent, outstanding, most important, most prominent, most influential, most illustrious, most notable; ranking,… …

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  • 20 foremost — UK [ˈfɔː(r)məʊst] / US [ˈfɔrˌmoʊst] adjective most important or most well known He is one of Mexico s foremost authorities on Aztec culture. See: first …

    English dictionary


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