Synonyms for prime

Synonyms for (noun) prime

Synonyms: prime, prime quantity

Definition: a number that has no factor but itself and 1

Similar words: number

Definition: a concept of quantity involving zero and units

Usage: every number has a unique position in the sequence


Synonyms: prime, prime of life

Definition: the time of maturity when power and vigor are greatest

Similar words: maturity, adulthood

Definition: the period of time in your life after your physical growth has stopped and you are fully developed


Synonyms: prime

Definition: the second canonical hour; about 6 a.m.

Similar words: canonical hour

Definition: (Roman Catholic Church) one of seven specified times for prayer


Synonyms: peak, prime, bloom, blossom, efflorescence, heyday, flower, flush

Definition: the period of greatest prosperity or productivity

Similar words: time period, period, period of time

Definition: an amount of time

Usage: a time period of 30 years; hastened the period of time of his recovery; Picasso's blue period

Synonyms for (verb) prime

Synonyms: prime

Definition: insert a primer into (a gun, mine, or charge) preparatory to detonation or firing

Usage: prime a cannon; prime a mine

Similar words: set, set up, gear up, fix, prepare, ready

Definition: make ready or suitable or equip in advance for a particular purpose or for some use, event, etc

Usage: Get the children ready for school!; prepare for war; I was fixing to leave town after I paid the hotel bill


Synonyms: prime

Definition: fill with priming liquid

Usage: prime a car engine

Similar words: fill, fill up, make full

Definition: make full, also in a metaphorical sense

Usage: fill a container; fill the child with pride


Synonyms: undercoat, prime, ground

Definition: cover with a primer; apply a primer to

Similar words: paint

Definition: apply paint to; coat with paint

Usage: We painted the rooms yellow

Synonyms for (adjective) prime

Synonyms: premier, prime

Definition: first in rank or degree

Usage: an architect of premier rank; the prime minister

Similar words: first

Definition: preceding all others in time or space or degree

Usage: the first house on the right; the first day of spring; his first political race; her first baby; the first time; the first meetings of the new party; the first phase of his training


Synonyms: prime

Definition: used of the first or originating agent

Usage: prime mover

Similar words: first

Definition: preceding all others in time or space or degree

Usage: the first house on the right; the first day of spring; his first political race; her first baby; the first time; the first meetings of the new party; the first phase of his training


Synonyms: prime, meridian

Definition: being at the best stage of development

Usage: our manhood's prime vigor- Robert Browning

Similar words: mature

Definition: having reached full natural growth or development

Usage: a mature cell


Synonyms: choice, select, prime, prize, quality

Definition: of superior grade

Usage: choice wines; prime beef; prize carnations; quality paper; select peaches

Similar words: superior

Definition: of high or superior quality or performance

Usage: superior wisdom derived from experience; superior math students