chief(a), main(a), primary(a), principal(a), master(a)
Meaning: most important element; "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"
meaning of the word
Meaning: the original amount of a debt on which interest is calculated
principal, school_principal, head_teacher, head
Meaning: the educator who has executive authority for a school; "she sent unruly pupils to see the principal"
star, principal, lead
Meaning: an actor who plays a principal role
Booker T. Washington, Principal.
'I do as I am bidden by my principal.
A tall tree was thus the principal mark.
"I thought not." He turned toward the principal.
He set out accordingly with three of the principal Iroquois.
This is the principal stream that empties into GREAT SALT LAKE.
At the principal gate of the palace he encountered three equerries.
The principal products raised upon it were tobacco, corn, and wheat.
"Yes, but you are ignorant of the principal details of the question."
There remains to us to review the principal types of metaphysical systems.