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Related / Similar Words: first base, first gear, low gear, low, first-class honours degree, number one, number 1, beginning, commencement, outset, get-go, start, kickoff, starting time, showtime, offset, foremost, world-class, beginning(a), inaugural, initiative, initiatory, maiden, 1st, firstly, first of all, first off, for the first time

 

Definition:
  • the fielding position of the player on a baseball team who is stationed at first base;
  • the lowest forward gear ratio in the gear box of a motor vehicle; used to start a car moving;
  • an honours degree of the highest class;
  • the first element in a countable series; "the first of the month";
  • the first or highest in an ordering or series; "He wanted to be the first";
  • the time at which something is supposed to begin; "they got an early start"; "she knew from the get-go that he was the man for her";
  • being the gear producing the lowest drive speed; "use first gear on steep hills";
  • ranking above all others; "was first in her class"; "the foremost figure among marine artists"; "the top graduate";
  • serving to begin; "the beginning canto of the poem"; "the first verse";
  • serving to set in motion; "the magazine''s inaugural issue"; "the initiative phase in the negotiations"; "an initiatory step toward a treaty"; "his first (or maiden) speech in Congress"; "the liner''s maiden voyage";
  • preceding all others in time or space or degree; "the first house on the right"; "the first day of spring"; "his first political race"; "her first baby"; "the first time"; "the first meetings of the new party"; "the first phase of his training";
  • highest in pitch or chief among parts or voices or instruments or orchestra sections; "first soprano"; "the first violin section"; "played first horn";
  • indicating the beginning unit in a series;
  • before anything else; "first we must consider the garter snake";
  • the initial time; "when Felix first saw a garter snake";
  • prominently forward; "he put his best foot foremost";
  • before another in time, space, or importance; "I was here first"; "let''s do this job first";

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    See Also: early, front(a), original, primary

     

    Hyponyms: double first, former, birth, incipiency, incipience, terminus a quo, starting point, threshold

     

    Part Meronyms: car, auto, automobile, machine, motorcar

     

    Member Meronyms: baseball team

     

    Derivational Morphology: inaugurate, kick off, start, take up, start up, embark on, commence, originate, initiate, begin, lead off, get down, get, start out, set about, set out

     

    Language Translations:
    Arabic: أول   Armenian: առաջին  
    Bosnian: prvi   Breton: kentañ  
    Catalan: primer   Danish: den først and først  
    Dutch: eerst   Esperanto: unua  
    Finnish: ensimmäinen   French: premier  
    Frisian: earst   German: erste  
    Greek: πρώτος   Hungarian: első  
    Ido: unesma   Indonesian: pertama  
    Interlingua: prime and primo   Irish: aonú ; céad  
    Italian: primo   Japanese: 最初  
    Latin: primus   Macedonian: прв  
    Maltese: l-ewwel   Norwegian: først  
    Polish: pierwszy   Portuguese: primeiro  
    Romanian: prim   Russian: первый  
    Slovak: prvý   Slovene: prvi  
    Spanish: primero   Swedish: etta and förste  
    Telugu: ఒకటవ   Turkish: birinci  
    Vietnamese: thứ nhất   Welsh: cyntaf  
     
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