First and Principal

First

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First adjective – Coming before all others in importance.
Usage example: there are a number of reasons we can't go, but the first is that we don't have the money

Principal is a synonym for first in foremost topic. In some cases you can use "Principal" instead the word "First" as an adjective or a noun, when it comes to topics like characteristic, comparison, main, important. popular alternative
Nearby Word: firstly
Synonyms for First

Principal

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Principal adjective – Coming before all others in importance.
Usage example: our principal reason for coming here today

First is a synonym for principal in main topic. You can use "First" instead the word "Principal" as an adjective or a noun, if it concerns topics such as characteristic, comparison, important, premier. popular alternative
Nearby Words: principle, principally, principality, principe
Synonyms for Principal

How words are described

good good first good principal
female female first female principal
best best first best principal
better better first better principal
Other adjectives: entire, black, new, former, less.

Things that words describes

love first love principal love
character first character principal character
attack first attack principal attack
part first part principal part
Other nouns: form, team, series, couple, act, lines.
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