prime

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈpraɪm/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/praɪm/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(prīm)

Inflections of 'prime' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
primes
v 3rd person singular
priming
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
primed
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
primed
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."

prime
WordReference English Thesaurus © 2020
Sense: Adjective: most important
Synonyms:
most important, principal , main , central , major , key , first and foremost, foremost , first , predominant, preeminent, paramount , ultimate , supreme, chief
Sense: Adjective: highest in rank
Synonyms:
top , chief , leading , lead , preeminent, primary , principal , presiding, premier , commanding, first , foremost , high
Sense: Adjective: excellent
Synonyms:
excellent , choice , premium , fantastic , first-class, first-rate, stellar, the very best, five-star, grade-A, A1 (informal), top-notch (informal), top-shelf (informal), exceptional , awesome (slang), fabulous , superb , dynamite (slang), out-of-sight (slang), prize , terrific (informal), sick (slang), wicked (slang)
Sense: Adjective: fundamental
Synonyms:
fundamental , underlying , basic , base
Sense: Adjective: typical
Synonyms:
typical , classic, archetypal, stock , standard , quintessential, peak
Sense: Noun: peak period
Synonyms:
peak , day , time , heyday, high point, height , zenith, bloom , pinnacle
Sense: Verb: prepare sb with information
Synonyms:
prepare , brief , inform, tell , fill in, coach , give sb the lowdown (informal), advise , instruct , drill , notify
Sense: Verb: make sth ready
Synonyms:
prepare , ready , set up, make sth ready, get sth ready, cock

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