1. paramount

adjective. ['ˈpɛrəˌmaʊnt'] having superior power and influence.


  • dominant
  • predominate
  • overriding
  • preponderant
  • preponderating


  • infrequent
  • inferior
  • help
  • second banana

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Rhymes with Paramount

  • catamount
  • headcount
  • marymount
  • permount
  • playcount
  • tantamount
  • undercount

How do you pronounce paramount?

Pronounce paramount as ˈpɛrəˌmaʊnt.

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Sentences with paramount

1. Noun, singular or mass
What you pile on your plate is paramount when it comes to shedding pounds.

2. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Identification of waste becomes paramount as inefficiency grows and critical visibility decreases.

3. Adjective
Proper use of a microscope is paramount to ensure good results and to maintain its condition.

Quotes about paramount

1. It is the present living generation that gives character and spirit to the next. Hence the paramount importance of accomplished and energetic teachers in forming the taste the manners and the character of the coming age.
- Alexander Campbell