Antonyms of SUBSIDIARY

Examples of usage:

  1. Werner, his musical chief in his next station, had the sense to see that this continuous melody was the thing aimed at, and because Haydn placed counterpoint in a subsidiary condition he called him a " charlatan." "Haydn" by John F. Runciman
  2. All such subsidiary helps in learning lessons, he classed ... "A Collection of College Words and Customs" by Benjamin Homer Hall
  3. For now the siege of Ostend became the war, and was likely to continue to be the war for a long time to come; all other military operations being to a certain degree suspended, as if by general consent of both belligerants, or rendered subsidiary to the main design. "Project Gutenberg History of The Netherlands, 1555-1623, Complete" by John Lothrop Motley
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