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1. first

adjective. ['ˈfɝːst'] preceding all others in time or space or degree.

Synonyms

  • prototypical
  • firstborn
  • archetypical
  • premiere
  • eldest
  • prototypic
  • primary
  • basic
  • prototypal
  • initial
  • prime
  • first-year
  • early
  • archetypal
  • original
  • front
  • premier
  • introductory

Antonyms

  • late
  • middle
  • last
  • secondary
  • back

Etymology

  • first (Middle English (1100-1500))

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2. first

adjective. ['ˈfɝːst'] indicating the beginning unit in a series.

Synonyms

  • ordinal

Antonyms

  • empty
  • immature

Etymology

  • first (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. first

adverb. ['ˈfɝːst'] before anything else.

Synonyms

  • foremost
  • first of all
  • firstly

Antonyms

  • present
  • old
  • past
  • uncreative

Etymology

  • first (Middle English (1100-1500))

4. first

adverb. ['ˈfɝːst'] the initial time.

Antonyms

  • conventional

Etymology

  • first (Middle English (1100-1500))

5. first

noun. ['ˈfɝːst'] the first or highest in an ordering or series.

Synonyms

  • rank
  • former

Antonyms

  • disadvantage
  • refrain
  • leave office

Etymology

  • first (Middle English (1100-1500))

6. serve

verb. ['ˈsɝːv'] serve a purpose, role, or function.

Synonyms

  • answer
  • prelude
  • act as
  • do
  • function
  • service

Antonyms

  • winterize
  • summerize
  • disassemble
  • disorganise

Etymology

  • serven (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • servir (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • servir (French)
  • servire (Latin)

7. first

noun. ['ˈfɝːst'] the first element in a countable series.

Synonyms

  • ordinal
  • number 1
  • no.
  • ordinal number

Antonyms

  • stop
  • close
  • stand still
  • go off

Etymology

  • first (Middle English (1100-1500))

8. come

verb. ['ˈkʌm'] reach a destination; arrive by movement or progress.

Synonyms

  • arrive
  • set down
  • pull in
  • shore
  • put down
  • flood in
  • get in
  • draw in
  • land
  • move in
  • hit
  • get
  • drive in
  • roll up
  • reach
  • attain
  • plump in
  • come in
  • set ashore

Antonyms

  • leave
  • miss
  • defend
  • abstain

Etymology

  • comen (Middle English (1100-1500))

9. come

verb. ['ˈkʌm'] move toward, travel toward something or somebody or approach something or somebody.

Synonyms

  • move
  • approach
  • go up
  • draw close
  • accost
  • emanate
  • come up
  • near
  • come near
  • go
  • come up to
  • locomote
  • travel
  • draw near
  • come on

Antonyms

  • stay in place
  • fall back
  • bottom out
  • top out

Etymology

  • comen (Middle English (1100-1500))

10. come

verb. ['ˈkʌm'] come to pass; arrive, as in due course.

Synonyms

  • pass
  • go on
  • happen
  • hap
  • occur
  • pass off
  • come about
  • take place
  • fall
  • settle
  • fall out

Antonyms

  • ascend
  • rise
  • fail
  • embark

Etymology

  • comen (Middle English (1100-1500))
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