Synonyms of cardinal in English:

cardinal


See definition of cardinal

adjective

1‘one of the cardinal principles of the law of trusts’

SYNONYMS
fundamental, basic, main, chief, primary, prime, principal, premier, first, leading, capital, paramount, pre-eminent
important, major, foremost, top, topmost, greatest, highest, key
essential, vital, crucial, intrinsic, integral, elemental, rudimentary, root, radical
ANTONYMS

unimportant

2‘a black dress with cardinal trimmings’

SYNONYMS
scarlet, red, crimson, vermilion, cinnabar, wine, wine-coloured, claret, claret red, claret-coloured
literary vermeil