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1. language

noun. ['ˈlæŋgwədʒ, ˈlæŋgwɪdʒ'] a systematic means of communicating by the use of sounds or conventional symbols.

Synonyms

  • indigenous language
  • natural language
  • superstratum
  • metalanguage
  • communication
  • words
  • koine
  • target language
  • signing
  • slanguage
  • usage
  • outpouring
  • string of words
  • interlanguage
  • word string
  • onslaught
  • superstrate
  • tongue
  • lingua franca
  • native language
  • source language
  • artificial language
  • sign language
  • object language
  • bombardment
  • barrage
  • dead language
  • linguistic communication

Antonyms

  • artificial language
  • dissuade
  • unattractiveness
  • categoreme

Etymology

  • language (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • language (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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2. language

noun. ['ˈlæŋgwədʒ, ˈlæŋgwɪdʒ'] (language) communication by word of mouth.

Synonyms

  • spell
  • words
  • speech communication
  • saying
  • spoken communication
  • voice communication
  • spoken language
  • oral communication
  • idiolect
  • magic spell
  • auditory communication
  • soliloquy
  • discussion
  • non-standard speech
  • monologue
  • give-and-take
  • locution
  • speech
  • charm
  • word
  • pronunciation
  • orthoepy
  • dictation
  • conversation
  • magical spell

Etymology

  • language (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • language (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

3. 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))

4. first

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

Synonyms

  • ordinal

Antonyms

  • empty
  • immature

Etymology

  • first (Middle English (1100-1500))

5. first

adverb. ['ˈfɝːst'] before anything else.

Synonyms

  • foremost
  • first of all
  • firstly

Antonyms

  • present
  • old
  • past
  • uncreative

Etymology

  • first (Middle English (1100-1500))

6. first

adverb. ['ˈfɝːst'] the initial time.

Antonyms

  • conventional

Etymology

  • first (Middle English (1100-1500))

7. 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))

8. 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))

9. first

adverb. ['ˈfɝːst'] prominently forward.

Antonyms

  • aft

Etymology

  • first (Middle English (1100-1500))

10. first

adjective. ['ˈfɝːst'] serving to begin.

Synonyms

  • beginning

Antonyms

  • derived
  • nonstandard

Etymology

  • first (Middle English (1100-1500))
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