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OVERVIEW OF NOUN FIRST

1) first, number one: the first or highest in an ordering or series; “He wanted to be the first”

2) first, number one, number : the first element in a countable series; “the first of the month

3) beginning, commencement, first, outset, get-go, start, kickoff, starting time, showtime, offset: the time at which something is supposed to begin; “they got an early start”; “she knew from the get-go that he was the man for her”

4) first base, first: 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)

5) first, first-class honours degree: an honours degree of the highest class

6) first gear, first, low gear, low: the lowest forward gear ratio in the gear box of a motor vehicle; used to start a car moving

OVERVIEW OF ADJECTIVE FIRST

1) first: preceding all others in time or space or degree; “the first house on the right”; “the first day of spring”; “his first political race”; “her first baby”; “the first time”; “the first meetings of the new party”; “the first phase of his training”

2) first, 1st: indicating the beginning unit in a series

3) inaugural, initiative, initiatory, first, maiden: serving to set in motion; “the magazine’s inaugural issue”; “the initiative phase in the negotiations”; “an initiatory step toward a treaty”; “his first (or maiden) speech in Congress”; “the liner’s maiden voyage

4) beginning, first: serving to begin; “the beginning canto of the poem”; “the first verse

5) first, foremost, world-class: ranking above all others; “was first in her class”; “the foremost figure among marine artists”; “the top graduate”

6) first: highest in pitch or chief among parts or voices or instruments or orchestra sections; “first soprano”; “the first violin section”; “played first horn”

7) first, low: being the gear producing the lowest drive speed; “use first gear on steep hills”

OVERVIEW OF ADV FIRST

1) first, firstly, foremost, first of all, first off: before anything else; “first we must consider the garter snake

2) first, for the first time: the initial time; “when Felix first saw a garter snake

3) first: before another in time, space, or importance; “I was here first”; “let’s do this job first”

4) foremost, first: prominently forward; “he put his best foot foremost”

noun first has 6 sense(s) (first 4 from tagged texts)


first (Wikipedia)

First or 1st is the ordinal form of the number one (#1).

First or 1st may also refer to:

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