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cardinal definition
## cardinal |

Grep of noun cardinal anterior cardinal vein blue cardinal flower cardinal cardinal bellarmine cardinal compass point cardinal flower cardinal grosbeak cardinal newman cardinal number cardinal richelieu cardinal tetra cardinal vein cardinal virtue cardinalate cardinalfish cardinalis cardinalis cardinalship common cardinal vein posterior cardinal vein Overview of noun cardinal The noun cardinal has 4 senses (first 1 from tagged texts) 1. (2) cardinal -- ((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 -- (the number of elements in a mathematical set denotes a quantity but not the order) 3. cardinal, carmine -- (a variable color averaging a vivid red) 4. cardinal, cardinal grosbeak, Richmondena Cardinalis, Cardinalis cardinalis, redbird -- (crested thick-billed North American finch having bright red plumage in the male) Overview of adj cardinal The adj cardinal has 2 senses (first 1 from tagged texts) 1. (3) cardinal, central, fundamental, key, primal -- (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 -- (being or denoting a numerical quantity but not order "cardinal numbers") Antonyms of adj cardinal 2 senses of cardinal Sense 1 cardinal, central, fundamental, key, primal INDIRECT (VIA important) -> unimportant Sense 2 cardinal (vs. ordinal) ordinal (vs. cardinal) => zero => zeroth => first 1st => second 2nd, 2d => third 3rd, tertiary => fourth 4th, quaternary => fifth 5th => sixth 6th => seventh 7th => eighth 8th => ninth 9th => tenth 10th => eleventh, 11th => twelfth, 12th => thirteenth, 13th => fourteenth, 14th => fifteenth, 15th => sixteenth, 16th => seventeenth, 17th => eighteenth, 18th => nineteenth, 19th => umpteenth, umteenth, umptieth => twentieth, 20th => twenty-first, 21st => twenty-second, 22nd => twenty-third, 23rd => twenty-fourth, 24th => twenty-fifth, 25th => twenty-sixth, 26th => twenty-seventh, 27th => twenty-eighth, 28th => twenty-ninth, 29th => thirtieth, 30th => thirty-first, 31st => thirty-second, 32nd => thirty-third, 33rd => thirty-fourth, 34th => thirty-fifth, 35th => thirty-sixth, 36th => thirty-seventh, 37th => thirty-eighth, 38th => thirty-ninth, 39th => fortieth, 40th => forty-first, 41st => forty-second, 42nd => forty-third, 43rd => forty-fourth, 44th => forty-fifth, 45th => forty-sixth, 46th => forty-seventh, 47th => forty-eighth, 48th => forty-ninth, 49th => fiftieth, 50th => fifty-fifth, 55th => sixtieth, 60th => sixty-fifth, 65th => seventieth, 70th => seventy-fifth, 75th => eightieth, 80th => eighty-fifth, 85th => ninetieth, 90th => ninety-fifth, 95th => hundredth, centesimal, 100th => hundred-and-first, 101st => hundred-and-fifth, 105th => hundred-and-tenth, 110th => hundred-and-fifteenth, 115th => hundred-and-twentieth, 120th => hundred-and-twenty-fifth, 125th => hundred-and-thirtieth, 130th => hundred-and-thirty-fifth, 135th => hundred-and-fortieth, 140th => hundred-and-forty-fifth, 145th => hundred-and-fiftieth, 150th => hundred-and-fifty-fifth, 155th => hundred-and-sixtieth, 160th => hundred-and-sixty-fifth, 165th => hundred-and-seventieth, 170th => hundred-and-seventy-fifth, 175th => hundred-and-eightieth, 180th => hundred-and-ninetieth, 190th => two-hundredth, 200th => three-hundredth, 300th => four-hundredth, 400th => five-hundredth, 500th => thousandth, 1000th => millionth => billionth => trillionth => nth, n-th Similarity of adj cardinal 2 senses of cardinal Sense 1 cardinal, central, fundamental, key, primal => important (vs. unimportant), of import Sense 2 cardinal (vs. ordinal) => zero, 0 => one 1, i, ane => two 2, ii => three 3, iii => four 4, iv => five 5, v => six 6, vi half dozen, half a 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, a hundred, one hundred, 100, c => hundred and one a 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, a thousand, one thousand, 1000, m, k => ten thousand => hundred thousand, a hundred thousand => million, a million => billion, a billion => trillion, a trillion => zillion, a zillion Attributes of adj cardinal Familiarity of adj cardinal cardinal used as an adjective is rare (polysemy count = 2) Grep of adj cardinal cardinal Overview of noun cardinal The noun cardinal has 4 senses (first 1 from tagged texts) 1. (2) cardinal -- ((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 -- (the number of elements in a mathematical set denotes a quantity but not the order) 3. cardinal, carmine -- (a variable color averaging a vivid red) 4. cardinal, cardinal grosbeak, Richmondena Cardinalis, Cardinalis cardinalis, redbird -- (crested thick-billed North American finch having bright red plumage in the male) Overview of adj cardinal The adj cardinal has 2 senses (first 1 from tagged texts) 1. (3) cardinal, central, fundamental, key, primal -- (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 -- (being or denoting a numerical quantity but not order "cardinal numbers")

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