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1. primate

noun. ['ˈpraɪˌmeɪt'] a senior clergyman and dignitary.

Synonyms

  • priest
  • prelate
  • high priest
  • hierarch

Antonyms

  • layman

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Words that Rhyme with Primate

  • acclimate
  • amalgamate
  • animate
  • approximate
  • automate
  • breakmate
  • checkmate
  • classmate
  • consummate
  • decimate
  • dichromate
  • dichromate
  • estimate
  • glucosamate
  • glutamate
  • inmate
  • intimate
  • multimate
  • overestimate
  • papermate

Example sentences of the word primate


1. Noun, singular or mass
A primate chiefly uses one of the four types but may use all at one time or another.

2. Adjective
Grooming one another is the main glue that holds most primate societies together.

Quotes containing the word primate


1. But let us not forget that human love and compassion are equally deeply rooted in our primate heritage, and in this sphere too our sensibilities are of a higher order of magnitude than those of chimpanzees.
- Jane Goodall

2. primate

noun. ['ˈpraɪˌmeɪt'] any placental mammal of the order Primates; has good eyesight and flexible hands and feet.

Synonyms

  • lemur
  • eutherian mammal
  • hominoid
  • order Primates
  • placental mammal
  • Primates
  • anthropoid
  • prosimian
  • ape
  • hominid
  • tarsier
  • eutherian
  • simian
  • monkey

Antonyms

  • digitigrade mammal
  • aplacental
  • human
  • nonhuman
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