1. paramount

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


  • dominant
  • predominate
  • overriding
  • preponderant
  • preponderating


  • infrequent
  • inferior
  • help
  • second banana

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Words that Rhyme with Paramount

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

Example sentences of the word 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 containing the word 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