Principal and Top


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

Top is a synonym for principal in comparison topic. In some cases you can use "Top" instead the word "Principal" as an adjective or a noun, when it comes to topics like head, important, premier.
Nearby Words: principle, principally, principality, principe
Synonyms for Principal


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Top adjective – Being at a point or level higher than all others.
Usage example: the top student in our graduating class

Principal is a synonym for top in characteristic topic. You can use "Principal" instead the word "Top" as an adjective or a noun, if it concerns topics such as comparison, best, head, important.
Nearby Words: topping, topmost, toping, toped
Synonyms for Top

How words are described

female female principal female top
actual actual principal actual top
entire entire principal entire top
tiny tiny principal tiny top
Other adjectives: black, new, next.

Things that words describes

part principal part top part
position principal position top position
god principal god top god
form principal form top form
Other nouns: team, series, face, characters, players, guys, villains.

Both words in one sentence

  • In How To Rock the principal does this in response to Kacey and Molly's attempts to out-over-the-top each other leading to his being physically injured by their hats.
  • Film / Carry On (series) Barbara Windsor is doing aerobics with her classmates and flings her arms a bit too wide, making her bikini top pop off and fly into the face of her school principal.
  • Principal Undine: It's a bill for manure clean-up, resodding the football field, and to top it all off somebody urinated all over Mrs Campanella's rose garden!
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