Synonyms

1. lieutenant

noun. ['luːˈtɛnənt'] a commissioned military officer.

Synonyms

  • first lieutenant
  • second lieutenant
  • 2nd lieutenant
  • commissioned military officer
  • 1st lieutenant

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Words that Rhyme with First Lieutenant

  • tennent
  • tennant
  • pennant

Example sentences of the word first-lieutenant


1. Noun Phrase
Othello, commander of the Venetian Army, passed over him for the desirable rank of first lieutenant.

2. lieutenant

noun. ['luːˈtɛnənt'] an officer in a police force.

Synonyms

  • peace officer
  • law officer
  • police lieutenant

Antonyms

  • bad person
  • dominant

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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