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How to Pronounce cardinal?

Correct pronunciation for the word "cardinal" is [kˈɑːdɪnə͡l], [kˈɑːdɪnə‍l], [k_ˈɑː_d_ɪ_n_əl].

Definition of cardinal

  1. A dignitary of the Roman Church, next in rank to the Pope; a woman's short cloak: mulled red wine. Cardinal numbers, the numbers one, two, three, &c., in distinction from first, second, third, &c., which are ordinal numbers. Cardinal points, the four points of the compass. Cardinal signs, Aries, Libra, Cancer, and Capricorn, or the two equinoxes and two solstices. Cardinal virtues, with the ancients. Prudence, Temperance, Justice, and Fortitude.
  2. Chief; principal; pre-eminent, or fundamental.

Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language By Nuttall, P.Austin

What are similar-sounding words for cardinal?

What is the adjective for cardinal?

The adjective form of the word "cardinal" is "cardinal".

Usage over time for cardinal:

This graph shows how "cardinal" have occurred between 1800 and 2008 in a corpus of English books.

What is the plural form of cardinal?

The plural of the "cardinal" can be the "cardinals".

What is the singular form of cardinal?

The singular of the "cardinal" can be the "cardinal".

Synonyms for Cardinal:


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