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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. Oprah Winfrey:

    What I know for sure is we can all come together to support a stronger, healthier, more abundant life -- focused on what makes us feel energized, connected and empowered, as I travel the country, my hope for this experience is to motivate others to let 2020 be the year of transformation and triumph -- beginning first and foremost with what makes us well. This is the year to move forward, let's make it happen in 2020 !

  2. Oscar Auliq-Ice:

    No matter how good we get at solving environmental problems, it’s not enough to create a truly sustainable economy unless we address the social challenges that imperil sustainability. Foremost among those challenges are inequality and poverty.

  3. Janet Jackson:

    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.

  4. 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.

  5. Seth Rogen:

    Garth Ennis and Steve Dillon’re going to make a show that Garth Ennis and Steve Dillon like, so Garth Ennis and Steve Dillon hope that translates to people that love the comics, as well, but first and foremost, Garth Ennis and Steve Dillon goal is to make a great television show.

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