Student Thesaurus

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Entry Word: first
Function: adjective
Text: 1 coming before all others in time or order <the much-studied first--and last--voyage of the Titanic>
Synonyms earliest, inaugural, initial, maiden, original, pioneer, premier
Related Words ancient, early, primal, primary, primeval, primitive, primordial; antecedent, preceding, previous
Near Antonyms advanced, late; ensuing, following, subsequent, succeeding
Antonyms final, last, terminal, ultimate
2 coming before all others in importance <there are a number of reasons you can't go, but the first is that we don't have the money> -- see FOREMOST 1
3 highest in rank or authority <auditioned and got first clarinet in the band> -- see HEAD