Synonyms for firstfɜrst

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. first, number one(noun)

    the first or highest in an ordering or series

    Synonyms:
    beginning, outset, number one, first, showtime, starting time, low gear, first-class honours degree, first base, commencement, start, get-go, kickoff, number 1, first gear, offset, low

    Antonyms:
    ultimate, fourth-year, sunset(a), worst, senior(a), last, second, closing, cardinal

  2. first, number one, number 1(noun)

    the first element in a countable series

    Synonyms:
    beginning, outset, number one, first, showtime, starting time, low gear, first-class honours degree, first base, commencement, start, get-go, kickoff, number 1, first gear, offset, low

    Antonyms:
    sunset(a), worst, ultimate, last, second, cardinal, fourth-year, closing, senior(a)

  3. beginning, commencement, first, outset, get-go, start, kickoff, starting time, showtime, offset(noun)

    the time at which something is supposed to begin

    Synonyms:
    starting, get-go, low gear, starting line, number one, first gear, showtime, offset, runner, rootage, send-off, setoff, scratch line, commencement ceremony, first, graduation, low, root, kickoff, outgrowth, stolon, source, commencement exercise, start-off, counterbalance, scratch, startle, head start, start, branch, origin, first-class honours degree, number 1, first base, outset, jump, offset printing, starting time, starting signal, graduation exercise, beginning, offshoot, commencement, set-back

    Antonyms:
    last, second, sunset(a), ultimate, closing, cardinal, senior(a), fourth-year, worst

  4. first base, first(noun)

    the fielding position of the player on a baseball team who is stationed at first of the bases in the infield (counting counterclockwise from home plate)

    Synonyms:
    outset, number one, first, showtime, starting time, low gear, first-class honours degree, first base, commencement, start, get-go, kickoff, number 1, low, first gear, offset, beginning

    Antonyms:
    senior(a), ultimate, worst, cardinal, fourth-year, sunset(a), closing, last, second

  5. first, first-class honours degree(noun)

    an honours degree of the highest class

    Synonyms:
    beginning, outset, number one, first, showtime, starting time, low gear, first-class honours degree, first base, commencement, start, get-go, kickoff, number 1, first gear, offset, low

    Antonyms:
    closing, senior(a), last, cardinal, fourth-year, ultimate, worst, second, sunset(a)

  6. first gear, first, low gear, low(adj)

    the lowest forward gear ratio in the gear box of a motor vehicle; used to start a car moving

    Synonyms:
    outset, number one, first, starting time, low gear, first-class honours degree, first gear, first base, commencement, start, get-go, kickoff, number 1, depression, low, showtime, offset, beginning

    Antonyms:
    cardinal, fourth-year, senior(a), ultimate, worst, last, sunset(a), closing, second

  7. first(adj)

    preceding all others in time or space or degree

    Synonyms:
    maiden, initiatory, world-class, beginning(a), initiative, inaugural, foremost

    Antonyms:
    fourth-year, closing, ultimate, senior(a), cardinal, worst, last, second, sunset(a)

  8. first, 1st(adj)

    indicating the beginning unit in a series

    Synonyms:
    initiatory, maiden, inaugural, initiative, foremost, first, beginning(a), world-class

    Antonyms:
    last, sunset(a), cardinal, worst, fourth-year, ultimate, senior(a), closing, second

  9. inaugural, initiative, initiatory, first, maiden(adj)

    serving to set in motion

    Synonyms:
    initiatory, maiden, inaugural, initiative, foremost, first, beginning(a), world-class

    Antonyms:
    closing, last, fourth-year, cardinal, second, worst, senior(a), sunset(a), ultimate

  10. beginning(a), first(adj)

    serving to begin

    Antonyms:
    closing, cardinal, last, second, worst, ultimate, fourth-year, sunset(a), senior(a)

  11. first, foremost, world-class(adj)

    ranking above all others

    Synonyms:
    initiatory, maiden, inaugural, frontmost, initiative, foremost, first, beginning(a), world-class

    Antonyms:
    cardinal, sunset(a), ultimate, closing, senior(a), worst, fourth-year, second, last

  12. first(adverb)

    highest in pitch or chief among parts or voices or instruments or orchestra sections

    Synonyms:
    maiden, initiatory, world-class, beginning(a), initiative, inaugural, foremost

    Antonyms:
    closing, second, sunset(a), fourth-year, cardinal, senior(a), ultimate, last, worst

  13. first, firstly, foremost, first of all, first off(adverb)

    before anything else

    Synonyms:
    for the first time, first, first off, foremost, first of all, firstly

    Antonyms:
    closing, worst, last, sunset(a), fourth-year, ultimate, second, senior(a), cardinal

  14. first, for the first time(adverb)

    the initial time

    Synonyms:
    for the first time, first, first off, foremost, first of all, firstly

    Antonyms:
    senior(a), closing, fourth-year, worst, last, cardinal, second, ultimate, sunset(a)

  15. first(adverb)

    before another in time, space, or importance

    Synonyms:
    for the first time, first off, foremost, first of all, firstly

    Antonyms:
    sunset(a), worst, senior(a), last, cardinal, closing, second, fourth-year, ultimate

  16. foremost, first(adverb)

    prominently forward

    Synonyms:
    for the first time, first, first off, first of all, firstly, foremost

    Antonyms:
    sunset(a), last, cardinal, fourth-year, worst, second, closing, senior(a), ultimate

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. FIRST

    Synonyms:
    Cardiology (1) FGF-2 Initiating Revascularization Support Trial Status Ongoing (2) Flolan/dobutamine International Randomized Survival Trial Obstetrics A prospective study of screening efficacy-First Trimester Integrated Risk Screening for Trisomy

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