Chief

Chief

, a. 1. Highest in office or rank; principal; head. "Chief rulers." John. xii. 42.
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2. Principal or most eminent in any quality or action; most distinguished; having most influence; taking the lead; most important; as, the chief topic of conversation; the chief interest of man.
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3. Very intimate, near, or close. [Obs.]
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A whisperer separateth chief friends.
Prov. xvi. 28.

Syn. -- Principal; head; leading; main; paramount; supreme; prime; vital; especial; great; grand; eminent; master.
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