Paramount Par"a*mount, n. The highest or chief. --Milton. [1913 Webster]

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  • Paramount — Par a*mount, a. [OF. par amont above; par through, by (L. per) + amont above. See {Amount}.] Having the highest rank or jurisdiction; superior to all others; chief; supreme; pre[ e]minent; as, a paramount duty. A traitor paramount. Bacon. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • paramount — (adj.) 1530s, from Anglo Fr. paramont above (in place, order, degree), mid 14c., from O.Fr. par by + amont up, from a mont upward. The whole from L. per ad montem, lit. to the hill …   Etymology dictionary

  • paramount — preponderant, preponderating, predominant, *dominant, sovereign Analogous words: *supreme, surpassing, preeminent, superlative: capital, foremost, principal, main, leading, *chief …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

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