Synonyms for principal

Synonyms for (noun) principal

Synonyms: principal, dealer

Definition: the major party to a financial transaction at a stock exchange; buys and sells for his own account

Similar words: moneyman, financier

Definition: a person skilled in large scale financial transactions

Synonyms: principal, head, head teacher, school principal

Definition: the educator who has executive authority for a school

Usage: she sent unruly pupils to see the principal

Similar words: educator, pedagog, pedagogue

Definition: someone who educates young people

Synonyms: principal

Definition: (criminal law) any person involved in a criminal offense, regardless of whether the person profits from such involvement

Similar words: wrongdoer, offender

Definition: a person who transgresses moral or civil law

Synonyms: principal, star, lead

Definition: an actor who plays a principal role

Similar words: actor, histrion, role player, thespian, player

Definition: a theatrical performer

Synonyms: corpus, principal, principal sum

Definition: capital as contrasted with the income derived from it

Similar words: capital

Definition: wealth in the form of money or property owned by a person or business and human resources of economic value

Synonyms: principal

Definition: the original amount of a debt on which interest is calculated

Similar words: debt

Definition: money or goods or services owed by one person to another

Synonyms for (adj) principal

Synonyms: main, master, chief, primary, principal

Definition: most important element

Usage: the chief aim of living; the main doors were of solid glass; the principal rivers of America; the principal example; policemen were primary targets; the master bedroom; a master switch

Similar words: important, of import

Definition: of great significance or value

Usage: important people; the important questions of the day

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