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Synonyms of cardinal

Noun


1. cardinal, bishop

usage: (Roman Catholic Church) one of a group of more than 100 prominent bishops in the Sacred College who advise the Pope and elect new Popes

2. cardinal number, cardinal, number

usage: the number of elements in a mathematical set; denotes a quantity but not the order

3. cardinal, carmine, red, redness

usage: a variable color averaging a vivid red

4. cardinal, cardinal grosbeak, Richmondena Cardinalis, Cardinalis cardinalis, redbird, finch

usage: crested thick-billed North American finch having bright red plumage in the male

Adjective


1. cardinal, central, fundamental, key, primal, important (vs. unimportant), of import

usage: serving as an essential component; "a cardinal rule"; "the central cause of the problem"; "an example that was fundamental to the argument"; "computers are fundamental to modern industrial structure"

2. cardinal (vs. ordinal), zero, 0, non-zero, one, 1, i, ane, two, 2, ii, three, 3, iii, four, 4, iv, five, 5, v, six, 6, vi, half dozen, half-dozen, seven, 7, vii, eight, 8, viii, nine, 9, ix, ten, 10, x, eleven, 11, xi, twelve, 12, xii, dozen, thirteen, 13, xiii, fourteen, 14, xiv, fifteen, 15, xv, sixteen, 16, xvi, seventeen, 17, xvii, eighteen, 18, xviii, nineteen, 19, xix, twenty, 20, xx, twenty-one, 21, xxi, twenty-two, 22, xxii, twenty-three, 23, xxiii, twenty-four, 24, xxiv, twenty-five, 25, xxv, twenty-six, 26, xxvi, twenty-seven, 27, xxvii, twenty-eight, 28, xxviii, twenty-nine, 29, xxix, thirty, 30, xxx, thirty-one, 31, xxxi, thirty-two, 32, xxxii, thirty-three, 33, xxxiii, thirty-four, 34, xxxiv, thirty-five, 35, xxxv, thirty-six, 36, xxxvi, thirty-seven, 37, xxxvii, thirty-eight, 38, xxxviii, thirty-nine, 39, ixl, forty, 40, xl, twoscore, forty-one, 41, xli, forty-two, 42, xlii, forty-three, 43, xliii, forty-four, 44, xliv, forty-five, 45, xlv, forty-six, 46, xlvi, forty-seven, 47, xlvii, forty-eight, 48, xlviii, forty-nine, 49, il, fifty, 50, l, fifty-one, 51, li, fifty-two, 52, lii, fifty-three, 53, liii, fifty-four, 54, liv, fifty-five, 55, lv, fifty-six, 56, lvi, fifty-seven, 57, lvii, fifty-eight, 58, lviii, fifty-nine, 59, ilx, sixty, 60, lx, threescore, sixty-one, 61, lxi, sixty-two, 62, lxii, sixty-three, 63, lxiii, sixty-four, 64, lxiv, sixty-five, 65, lxv, sixty-six, 66, lxvi, sixty-seven, 67, lxvii, sixty-eight, 68, lxviii, sixty-nine, 69, ilxx, seventy, 70, lxx, seventy-one, 71, lxxi, seventy-two, 72, lxxii, seventy-three, 73, lxxiii, seventy-four, 74, lxxiv, seventy-five, 75, lxxv, seventy-six, 76, lxxvi, seventy-seven, 77, lxxvii, seventy-eight, 78, lxxviii, seventy-nine, 79, ilxxx, eighty, 80, lxxx, fourscore, eighty-one, 81, lxxxi, eighty-two, 82, lxxxii, eighty-three, 83, lxxxiii, eighty-four, 84, lxxxiv, eighty-five, 85, lxxxv, eighty-six, 86, lxxxvi, eighty-seven, 87, lxxxvii, eighty-eight, 88, lxxxviii, eighty-nine, 89, ixc, ninety, 90, xc, ninety-one, 91, xci, ninety-two, 92, xcii, ninety-three, 93, xciii, ninety-four, 94, xciv, ninety-five, 95, xcv, ninety-six, 96, xcvi, ninety-seven, 97, xcvii, ninety-eight, 98, xcviii, ninety-nine, 99, ic, hundred, one hundred, 100, c, hundred and one, one hundred one, 101, ci, one hundred five, 105, cv, one hundred ten, 110, cx, one hundred fifteen, 115, cxv, one hundred twenty, 120, cxx, one hundred twenty-five, 125, cxxv, one hundred thirty, 130, cxxx, one hundred thirty-five, 135, cxxxv, one hundred forty, 140, cxl, one hundred forty-five, 145, cxlv, one hundred fifty, 150, cl, one hundred fifty-five, 155, clv, one hundred sixty, 160, clx, one hundred sixty-five, 165, clxv, one hundred seventy, 170, clxx, one hundred seventy-five, 175, clxxv, one hundred eighty, 180, clxxx, one hundred ninety, 190, xcl, two hundred, 200, cc, three hundred, 300, ccc, four hundred, 400, cd, five hundred, 500, d, thousand, one thousand, 1000, m, k, ten thousand, hundred thousand, million, billion, billion, trillion, trillion, zillion

usage: being or denoting a numerical quantity but not order; "cardinal numbers"

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