first, foremost, world-class(adj)
ranking above all others
"was first in her class"; "the foremost figure among marine artists"; "the top graduate"
preceding all others in spatial position
"the foremost compartment of the ship"
situated closest to the bow
"the foremost compartment of the ship"
"he put his best foot foremost"
first, firstly, foremost, first of all, first off(adverb)
before anything else
"first we must consider the garter snake"
first, either in time or in space
of a higher rank or position; paramount
closest to the bow
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.]
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
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
Anything which is nearer to the head of a ship than another.
The numerical value of foremost in Chaldean Numerology is: 4
The numerical value of foremost in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
Examples of foremost in a Sentence
Love is limitless. And for someone like me, raised in show business where self-concern is always a priority, how fortunate I am now to be concerned, first and foremost, with the welfare of someone else, day after day and night after night, holding my baby in my arms, I am at peace. I feel bliss. In those moments, all is right with the world.
In no way is this justifiable foremost disrespects #Iran. All Iranian officials are fully committed to confront these illegal acts.
The past is just a guide to redress the mistakes or errors of yesterdays or yester years in order to eventually make the present time what it is expected to be. While, the future itself is a great privilege to showcase or judiciously use up the potentials that you have. First and foremost for your own good. But most importantly, for the betterment of others.
In order to get our country back on track, we must focus first and foremost on reducing the gulf between the haves and the have-nots. This can only occur by reinvesting in the emotional and physical well-being of the American family in the full range of its expression.
Our generics and biosimilars programs will however be impacted should the lapse in funding continue, we continue to operate the programs using carryover user fees, and we'll prioritize work that impacts public safety, as this is our foremost priority.
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