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Adjective prime has 5 senses
 premier, prime  first in rank or degree; "an architect of premier rank"; "the prime minister"
Antonym:_{ } last (indirect, via intermediate, first)
Antonym:_{ } intermediate (indirect, via first, last)
 prime  used of the first or originating agent; "prime mover"
Antonym:_{ } last (indirect, via intermediate, first)
Antonym:_{ } intermediate (indirect, via first, last)
 choice, prime, prize, quality, select  of superior grade; "choice wines"; "prime beef"; "prize carnations"; "quality paper"; "select peaches"
Antonym:_{ } inferior (indirect, via superior)
 prime  of or relating to or being an integer that cannot be factored into other integers; "prime number"
 prime  at the best stage; "our manhood's prime vigor" Robert Browning
Antonym:_{ } immature (indirect, via mature)
Noun prime has 4 senses
 prime, prime quantity  a number that has no factor but itself and 1
_{1} is a kind of number
_{1} has particulars: prime number
 flower, prime, peak, heyday, bloom, blossom, efflorescence, flush  the period of greatest prosperity or productivity
_{2} is a kind of time period, period of time, period
_{2} has particulars: golden age
 prime  the second canonical hour; about 6 a.m.
_{3} is a kind of canonical hour
 prime, prime of life  the time of maturity when power and vigor are greatest
_{4} is a kind of adulthood, maturity
Verb prime has 3 senses
 prime  insert a primer into (a gun, mine, charge, etc.) preparatory to detonation or firing; "prime a cannon"; "prime a mine"
_{1} is one way to fix, prepare, set up, ready, gear up, set
Sample sentences:
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Somebody s somebody
Something s somebody
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 prime, ground, undercoat  cover with a primer; apply a primer to
_{2} is one way to paint
Sample sentence:
They want to prime the doors
 prime  fill with priming liquid; "prime a car engine"
_{3} is one way to fill, fill up, make full
Sample sentences:
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Something s something
