English
Detailed Synonyms for cardinal in English
cardinal:

cardinal

cardinal
– serving as an essential component ^{1}key; fundamental; cardinal; central; primal– serving as an essential component ^{1}
key adj

fundamental adj

cardinal adj

central adj

primal adj


cardinal
– being or denoting a numerical quantity but not order ^{1}

the cardinal

the cardinal

the cardinal
– crested thickbilled North American finch having bright red plumage in the male ^{1}the cardinal; the cardinal grosbeak; the Cardinalis cardinalis; the redbird; the Richmondena Cardinalis– crested thickbilled North American finch having bright red plumage in the male ^{1} 
the cardinal
– a variable color averaging a vivid red ^{1} 
the 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 ^{1} 
the cardinal
– the number of elements in a mathematical set; denotes a quantity but not the order ^{1}the cardinal; the cardinal number– the number of elements in a mathematical set; denotes a quantity but not the order ^{1}