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priority
Definition:
Precedence; superior rank.

Synonyms:

noun
antecedence
antecedency, anteriority, importance.
emphasis
accent, accentuation, attention, force, headline, highlight, impressiveness, insistence, intensity, moment, positiveness, power, priority, significance, strength, stress, weight, underlining, underscoring, highlights, decidedness, pre-eminence, Head-line, under-lining, underlinings.
first concern
antecedence, arrangement, lead, order, precedence, preeminence, preference, prerogative, rank, right of way, seniority, superiority, supremacy, transcendence, Previousness, crash project, greatest importance.
importance
bearing, caliber, concern, consequence, denotation, depth, dimension, distinction, effect, elevation, eminence, emphasis, extent, gravity, import, importance, influence, interest, magnitude, materiality, meaning, momentousness, notability, paramountcy, point, preponderance, profundity, proportion, purport, relevance, sanctity, sense, seriousness, significance, signification, standing, status, stress, substance, tenor, urgency, usefulness, value, weight, weightiness, Preponderancy, concernment, drift*, gist*.
lead
advance, advantage, ahead, bulge, direction, edge, example, facade, guidance, head, heavy, leadership, margin, model, over, pilot, primacy, principal, protagonist, spark, star, start, title role, top, vanguard, front rank, top spot, cutting edge*.
precedence
antecedence, anticipation, earliness, order, place, position, precedence, precedency, precession, preexistence, primacy, primary, seniority, Anteposition, Prevenience.
precedency
right way, rank*.
preference
advancement, elevation, favoritism, preferment, pride of place, promotion, Prelation, upgrading, first place.
previous time
before, foregoing, preceding.
priority
antecedence, antecedency, anteriority, precedence, precedency.
right
appanage, authority, benefit, birthright, business, claim, comeuppance, desert, deserving, due, exemption, favor, franchise, freedom, immunity, liberty, license, merit, permission, perquisite, title.
seniority
antiquity, eldership, ranking, station.
superiority
advantage, preclude, preference, preterition, right of way, Previousness, pre-eminence, Pre-existence.
Examples of usage:
  1. Lucullus had the priority in the order of consulships, and also in age; but Pompey's two triumphs made him the greater man. – Plutarch-Lives-of-the-noble-Grecians-and-Romans by Clough, Arthur Hugh
  2. Priority, publicity, and romantic wealth all favored Columbus and the south then as the memory of them does to- day. – Elizabethan Sea Dogs by William Wood
  3. I resign, I abdicate in your favor; claiming nothing by right of priority. – The Brass Bowl by Louis Joseph Vance
  4. In the months ahead the Government must give priority to activities that are urgent- like military procurement and atomic energy and power development. – Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present by Various
  5. It was with relief that he watched them fill out the red tag which gave him a priority on jet transports for home. – Hunter Patrol by Henry Beam Piper and John J. McGuire

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