Synonyms of secondary
1 subordinateDictionary • Refugee problems remained of secondary importance.
subordinate • Sixty of his subordinate officers followed his example.
minor • She is known for a number of minor roles in films.
lesser • He was feared by other, lesser, men.
lower • the lower ranks of council officers
inferior • the inferior status of women in many societies
unimportant • It was an unimportant job, and paid very little.
second-rate • another second-rate politician
, more important
2 resultantDictionary • There was evidence of secondary tumours.
derivative • their dull, derivative debut album
indirect • They are feeling the indirect effects of the recession elsewhere.
second-hand • second-hand information
consequential • The company disclaims any liability for incidental or consequential damages.
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auxiliaryAuxiliary equipment is extra equipment that is available for use when necessary.
• auxiliary fuel tanks
• The company disclaims any liability for incidental or consequential damages.
derivativeIf you say that something is derivative, you are criticizing it because it is not new or original but has been developed from something else.
• their dull, derivative debut album
Thesaurus for secondary from the Collins English Thesaurus