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First

Antonyms for first:

ending, final, worst, second, last, secondary.

Synonyms for first:

beginning (adjective)

hatching, original, introductory, budding, formative, newborn, precursory, baby, preliminary, nascent, primordial, maiden, embryonic, primeval, primal, infant, new, starting, sprouting, initiatory, foremost, infantile, preparatory, incipient, initial, early, germinal, emerging, aboriginal, inaugural, Commencing, beginning, genesis, alpha, Dawned, fetal.

earliest (adjective)

maiden, primordial, original.

older (adjective)

firstborn.

original (adjective)

creative, genuine, authentic, prototypical, original, ingenious, innovative, unique, initial, novel.

simple (adjective)

primitive.

Sense 1

lead, auto, lube job, Pre-, first-time, the AAA, fundamental, jumper cables, front, car wash, body shop, moreover, barely, earlier, jump leads, best, Since, defrost, preemptive, previous, pre-existing, basically, first-ever, automobile, earliest, preceding, importantly, preferably, Ere, principal, special, beforehand.

Sense 2

pit stop, paramount, top, visibility, before, ahead, main, key.

Sense 3

major.

Sense 4

near, Toward, prime.

Sense 6

above.

Sense 13

advance.

earliest

primary.

elder

older.

first

leading.

first-class honours degree

First-class Honours Degree.

first baseman

infielder.

first class

excellent.

in the beginning

originally.

lease

mortgage.

principal

capital.

uppermost

topmost.

initially (adverb)

originally.

all (adverb)

first of all, first off, foremost, firstly.

at the beginning (adverb)

originally, beforehand.

rather (adverb)

rather.

Sense 2 (noun)

chief, preeminent, principal, importantly, basically.

Sense 3 (noun)

before, earlier, Since, barely, advance, previous.

Sense 7 (noun)

body shop, jumper cables, auto, the AAA, automobile, jump leads, lube job, car wash, defrost.

beginning (noun)

alpha.

communication (noun)

First-class Honours Degree.

first (noun)

foremost, introductory, first base, kickoff, prime, initiatory, archetypical, premier, first-year, First-class Honours Degree, first of all, top, firstborn, low, 1st, low gear, freshman, oldest, forward, first off, eldest, basic, best, beginning, outset, maiden, original, starting time, inaugural, commencement, firstly, archetypal, start, premiere, prototypic, number 1, prototypical, first gear, initiative, ordinal, number one, prototypal, initial, offset, for the first time, opening.

linkdef (noun)

number one.

opening (noun)

kickoff.

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