Textual thesaurus for "principal"

(adj) main, master, chief, primary

most important element

the chief aim of living; the main doors were of solid glass; the principal rivers of America; the principal example; policemen were primary targets; the master bedroom; a master switch

(noun) dealer

the major party to a financial transaction at a stock exchange; buys and sells for his own account

(noun) head, head teacher, school principal

the educator who has executive authority for a school

she sent unruly pupils to see the principal

(noun) star, lead

an actor who plays a principal role

(noun) corpus, principal sum

capital as contrasted with the income derived from it