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first

Synonyms of first in English:

adjective

  • 1 the first chapter
    [Antonyms] last, closing
  • 3 our first priority
    [Antonyms] last
  • 4 first prize
    top, best, prime, premier, winner's, winning
  • adverb

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  • 1 the room they had first entered
    at first, to begin with, first of all, at the outset, initially
  • 2 she would eat first
    before anything else, first and foremost, now
  • 3 she wouldn't go—she'd die first!
    in preference, sooner, rather
  • noun

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  • 1 it was a first for both of us
    novelty, new experience;
    unknown territory
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