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3 definitions found
 for Foremost
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Foremost \Fore"most`\, a. [OE. formest first, AS. formest,
     fyrmest, superl. of forma first, which is a superl. fr. fore
     fore; cf. Goth. frumist, fruma, first. See Fore, adv., and
     cf. First, Former, Frame, v. t., Prime, a.]
     First in time or place; most advanced; chief in rank or
     dignity; as, the foremost troops of an army.
     [1913 Webster]
  
           THat struck the foremost man of all this world. --Shak.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  foremost
      adv 1: prominently forward; "he put his best foot foremost"
             [syn: foremost, first]
      2: before anything else; "first we must consider the garter
         snake" [syn: first, firstly, foremost, first of all,
         first off]
      adj 1: ranking above all others; "was first in her class"; "the
             foremost figure among marine artists"; "the top graduate"
             [syn: first, foremost, world-class]
      2: preceding all others in spatial position; "the foremost
         compartment of the ship" [syn: foremost, frontmost]
      3: situated closest to the bow; "the foremost compartment of the
         ship"

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  90 Moby Thesaurus words for "foremost":
     ahead, all-absorbing, antecedent, anterior, arch, banner, before,
     best, capital, cardinal, central, champion, chief, controlling,
     crowning, dominant, exordial, first, firstly, focal, fore,
     foregoing, forehand, forward, front, frontal, great, head, heading,
     headmost, hegemonic, highest, in advance, in front,
     in the forefront, in the foreground, in the front, in the lead,
     inaugural, initial, initiatory, leading, magisterial, maiden, main,
     master, notable, noted, noteworthy, overriding, overruling,
     paramount, precedent, preceding, precessional, precursory,
     predominant, preeminent, prefatory, preliminary, preludial,
     prelusive, premier, preparatory, preponderant, prevailing,
     prevenient, primal, primarily, primary, prime, principal, prior,
     proemial, prominent, propaedeutic, ranking, ruling, sovereign,
     star, stellar, supereminent, superior, supreme, to the fore,
     to the front, topflight, topmost, up ahead, uppermost
  
  

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