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ˈfɔrˌmoʊst, -məst, ˈfoʊr-fore·most

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. first, foremost, world-classadjective

    ranking above all others

    "was first in her class"; "the foremost figure among marine artists"; "the top graduate"

  2. foremost, frontmostadjective

    preceding all others in spatial position

    "the foremost compartment of the ship"

  3. foremostadverb

    situated closest to the bow

    "the foremost compartment of the ship"

  4. foremost, firstadverb

    prominently forward

    "he put his best foot foremost"

  5. first, firstly, foremost, first of all, first offadverb

    before anything else

    "first we must consider the garter snake"

Wiktionary

  1. foremostadverb

    in front

  2. foremostadverb

    prominently forward

  3. foremostadjective

    first, either in time or in space

  4. foremostadjective

    of a higher rank or position; paramount

  5. foremostadjective

    closest to the bow

Webster Dictionary

  1. Foremostadjective

    first in time or place; most advanced; chief in rank or dignity; as, the foremost troops of an army

    Etymology: [OE. formest first, AS. formest, fyrmest, superl. of forma first, which is a superl. fr. fore fore; cf. Goth. frumist, fruma, first. See Fore, adv., and cf. First, Former, Frame, v. t., Prime, a.]

Freebase

  1. Foremost

    Foremost is a village in southern Alberta, Canada. It is located 106 km south-west of Medicine Hat, along the Red Coat Trail, in Forty Mile County. Foremost has a strong agriculture industry. Recreation facilities include an ice arena, swimming pool, curling rink, ice fishing, and ball diamonds. Every June the residents hold a parade, rodeo and tough truck competition. Hockey is a big sport in Foremost. The local team is called the Foremost Flyers. They have multiple provincial and regional titles. The school has a long history of winning sports teams. The Foremost Falcons and Forettes have won many provincial titles in basketball, volleyball, track and field and cross country running. The village also has a strong arts community presenting community theatre as well as a school dramatic department.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Foremost

    fōr′mōst, adj. first in place: most advanced: first in rank or dignity. [A.S. forma, first, superl. of fore, and superl. suffix -st. It is therefore a double superl.; the old and correct form was formest, which was wrongly divided for-mest instead of form-est, and the final -mest was mistaken for -most.]

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. foremost

    Anything which is nearer to the head of a ship than another.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of foremost in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of foremost in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of foremost in a Sentence

  1. Patrick Leahy:

    I've often said the Senate at its best and can should be the conscience of the nation, but I must first and foremost vote my conscience, i will not and cannot support advancing this nomination.

  2. Emeasoba George:

    Before you speak or act, first and foremost try to chew the cud within you i.e. think and have a rethink reflectively before you talk or act. I mean, do consider and reconsider whatever you intend to do or say before daring to talk or act in any matter or case. For, doing just that is probable to positively influence your speech or action.

  3. Iram Ali:

    We have four main points as to why we think 2020 candidates should skip the AIPAC conference, first and foremost is that AIPAC has become more and more partisan over the years.

  4. Anne Marriott:

    These billionaires are the human face of the huge profits many pharmaceutical corporations are making from the monopoly they hold on these vaccines, these vaccines were funded by public money and should be first and foremost a global public good, not a private profit opportunity.

  5. Val Ackerman:

    To see them at 25 is first and foremost a feeling of great pride, to see how women’s sports have evolved, and with the 50th anniversary of Title IX that’s another cause for celebration. ... It has been really, really great to see.

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