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Meaning of PRIORITY

Pronunciation:  prI'âritee

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  preceding in time
  2. [n]  status established in order of importance or urgency; "...its precedence as the world's leading manufacturer of pharmaceuticals"; "national independence takes priority over class struggle"
 

PRIORITY is a 8 letter word that starts with P.

 

 Synonyms: antecedence, antecedency, anteriority, precedence, precedence, precedency, precedency
 
 Antonyms: posteriority, subsequence, subsequentness
 
 See Also: back burner, earliness, high status

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Pri*or"i*ty\, n. [Cf. F. priorit['e]. See {Prior}, a.]
1. The quality or state of being prior or antecedent in time,
   or of preceding something else; as, priority of
   application.

2. Precedence; superior rank. --Shak.

{Priority of debts}, a superior claim to payment, or a claim
   to payment before others.

Syn: Antecedence; precedence; pre["e]minence.

 

 

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