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ˈfɔrˌmoʊst, -məst, ˈfoʊr-fore·most

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. first, foremost, world-class(adj)

    ranking above all others

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

  2. foremost, frontmost(adj)

    preceding all others in spatial position

    "the foremost compartment of the ship"

  3. foremost(adverb)

    situated closest to the bow

    "the foremost compartment of the ship"

  4. foremost, first(adverb)

    prominently forward

    "he put his best foot foremost"

  5. first, firstly, foremost, first of all, first off(adverb)

    before anything else

    "first we must consider the garter snake"

Wiktionary

  1. foremost(Adverb)

    in front

  2. foremost(Adverb)

    prominently forward

  3. foremost(Adjective)

    first, either in time or in space

  4. foremost(Adjective)

    of a higher rank or position; paramount

  5. foremost(Adjective)

    closest to the bow

Webster Dictionary

  1. Foremost(adj)

    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. Emeasoba George:

    If you dare to chase after the giver and author (God) of every good and perfect gift rather than any other thing. Believe you me, you will certainly realize your full potential and maximize your life and future. Because, it is written in (Matthew 6:33). Seek you first and foremost the kingdom of God and its righteousness. Then, every other than thing that you never sought for will be added unto you as a bonus including riches, fame, greatness and stuffs like that. -Emeasoba George

  2. Prashant Agarwal:

    We, humans, have a weird instinct of categorising things and people into boxes. Usually these boxes are tagged as Right and Wrong. The differentiation between what's right and wrong is secondary but what's foremost is the reason and the experience that one gains from it. Though it's okay if you do a good deed and forget about it. It's even fine if you do a bad deed and forget about it. The lesson that a Right and a wrong thing or action is accompanied by is the only thing that should be linked on the very soul of the doer. In simpler terms it is the experience that one should not forget from any action done in his/her past. So, let's not forget what we have learnt through the extreme lessons of life and should try exploring more and keep learning.

  3. Philip Breedlove:

    We need to first and foremost signal that we cannot accept this change and that, if this change is continued, that we will have to change the cost calculus for Russia in order to help them to find their way to a less bellicose position.

  4. Eli Jackson:

    It would unfortunately be very uncharacteristic of the gaming community to stick to their guns on this issue for an extended period of time, gamers are largely consumers first and foremost, so game announcements and trailers are like dangling a shiny object in front of a cat.

  5. Doug Collins:

    First and foremost, the first person that needs to testify is Adam Schiff. Adam Schiff is the author of this report.

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