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principal   (Sound)

KK Pronunciation

〔 ˋprInsәpL 〕

Pronunciation

〔 ˊprinsәpl 〕


Overview of noun principal

The noun principal has 6 senses


  • principal -- (the original amount of a debt on which interest is calculated)

  • principal, school principal, head teacher, head -- (the educator who has executive authority for a school; "she sent unruly pupils to see the principal")

  • star, principal, lead -- (an actor who plays a principal role)

  • principal, corpus, principal sum -- (capital as contrasted with the income derived from it)

  • principal -- ((criminal law) any person involved in a criminal offense, regardless of whether the person profits from such involvement)

  • principal, dealer -- (the major party to a financial transaction at a stock exchange; buys and sells for his own account)


Overview of adj principal

The adj principal has 1 sense


  • chief, main, primary, principal, master -- (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")