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There are 15 meanings of the word First.

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First - as an adjective

Preceding all others in time or space or degree

Example: "The first house on the right"

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Antonyms (Opposite Meaning)

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

Example: "First soprano"

Antonyms (Opposite Meaning)

First - as a noun

The first or highest in an ordering or series

Example: "He wanted to be the first"

Synonyms (Exact Relations)
number one
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The first element in a countable series

Example: "The first of the month"

Synonyms (Exact Relations)
number 1number one

The time at which something is supposed to begin

Example: "They got an early start"

Synonyms (Exact Relations)
beginning13commencement22get-gokickoff23offset12outset6showtime16start5starting time
Hypernyms (Closely Related)
point7point in time
Hyponyms (Broadly Related)

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 (Exact Relations)
first base

An honours degree of the highest class

Synonyms (Exact Relations)
first-class honours degree
Hypernyms (Closely Related)
honours10honours degree
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The lowest forward gear ratio in the gear box of a motor vehicle; used to start a car moving

Synonyms (Exact Relations)
first gearlow6low gear

First - as an adverb

Before anything else

Example: "First we must consider the garter snake"

Synonyms (Exact Relations)
first of allfirst offfirstly13foremost13

The initial time

Example: "When felix first saw a garter snake"

Before another in time, space, or importance

Example: "I was here first"

Prominently forward

Example: "He put his best foot foremost"

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First - as an adjective satellite

Serving to begin

Example: "The beginning canto of the poem"

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Ranking above all others

Example: "Was first in her class"

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Serving to set in motion

Example: "The magazine's inaugural issue"

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Example Sentences

"She won first prize in the competition."
"This is my first visit to this city."
"He was the first person to arrive at the party."
"The first chapter of the book was very interesting."
"She is the first woman to win this award."
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Word Game Points

Is FIRST a valid Scrabble word?
Yes, first is valid for both Scrabble US and EU
US/CA Valid UK/EU Valid

FIRST has a SCRABBLE points total of 8.

Is FIRST a valid Words With Friends word?
Yes, first is valid for Words With Friends
Valid Word
FIRST has a WORDS WITH FRIENDS points total of 8.

Is FIRST a valid WordFeud word?
Yes, first is valid for WordFeud
Valid Word
FIRST has a WORDFEUD points total of 8.

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