What does priority mean?

Definitions for priority
praɪˈɔr ɪ ti, -ˈɒr-pri·or·i·ty

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. precedence, precedency, priority(noun)

    status established in order of importance or urgency

    "...its precedence as the world's leading manufacturer of pharmaceuticals"; "national independence takes priority over class struggle"

  2. priority, antecedence, antecedency, anteriority, precedence, precedency(noun)

    preceding in time

Wiktionary

  1. priority(Noun)

    An item's relative importance.

    He set his e-mail message's priority to high.

  2. priority(Noun)

    A goal of a person or an organisation.

    She needs to get her priorities straight and stop playing games.

  3. priority(Noun)

    A superior claim to use by virtue of being validly published at an earlier date.

  4. Origin: From priorite, from prioritas.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Priority(adj)

    the quality or state of being prior or antecedent in time, or of preceding something else; as, priority of application

  2. Priority(adj)

    precedence; superior rank

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'priority' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3065

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'priority' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2447

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'priority' in Nouns Frequency: #865

How to pronounce priority?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say priority in sign language?

  1. priority

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of priority in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of priority in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of priority in a Sentence

  1. Alhaj Mohammad Aqa:

    Salaries are our priority.

  2. Keith Rowley:

    The budget will take priority.

  3. Jesse Leimgruber:

    School is my main priority. Always.

  4. Jacob Parker:

    Profit sharing is a higher priority.

  5. Alan Hedge:

    We get busy, and work takes priority.

Images & Illustrations of priority

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Popularity rank by frequency of use

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