What does paramount mean?

Definitions for paramountˈpær əˌmaʊnt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. overriding, paramount, predominant, predominate, preponderant, preponderating(adj)

    having superior power and influence

    "the predominant mood among policy-makers is optimism"


  1. paramount(Adjective)

    Supreme; highest.

    Getting those credit cards paid off is paramount.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Paramount(adj)

    having the highest rank or jurisdiction; superior to all others; chief; supreme; preeminent; as, a paramount duty

  2. Paramount(noun)

    the highest or chief


  1. Paramount

    Paramount is a city in Los Angeles County, California, United States. According to the 2010 census, the city had a total population of 54,098 down from 55,266 at the 2000 census. Paramount is part of the Greater Los Angeles Area; and is bordered by Compton and Lynwood to the west, South Gate and Downey to the north, Bellflower to the east and south, and Long Beach to the south.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Paramount

    par′a-mownt, adj. superior to all others: chief: of the highest order or importance—opp. to Paravail.—n. the chief: a superior.—adv. Par′amountly. [O. Fr. par amont, par—L. prep. per; cf. Amount.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of paramount in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of paramount in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Sumner Redstone:

    I do n’t want to sell Paramount.

  2. Robert Danin:

    Clearly domestic politics are paramount.

  3. Oren Yakobovich:

    The safety of the people we work with is paramount.

  4. Chris Hillman:

    The safety and security of our residents is paramount for the city of Irving.

  5. Ronda Rousey:

    Can't wait to work with Paramount, the talented Mark Bomback and Mary Parent!

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