(noun, adjective)


1. serving as an essential component

- the central cause of the problem

Similar word(s): important, cardinal, fundamental, key, primal

2. in or near a center or constituting a center; the inner area

- a central position

Similar word(s): amidship, bicentric, bifocal, center, halfway, middle, midway, centered, centric, centrical, focal, medial, median, middlemost, midmost, nuclear


1. a workplace that serves as a telecommunications facility where lines from telephones can be connected together to permit communication

Similar word(s): exchange

Definition categories: man–made, work, workplace