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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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Words that Rhyme with First Offender

  • transgender
  • suspender
  • pretender
  • contender
  • splendor
  • engender
  • defender
  • challender
  • cavender
  • callender
  • surrender
  • stender
  • spender
  • slender
  • skender
  • schlender
  • brendor
  • brender
  • blender
  • allender
  • zender
  • zehnder
  • yender
  • wender
  • vendor
  • tender
  • sender
  • render
  • pender
  • lender

Example sentences of the word first-offender


1. Noun Phrase
A first offender gets the least severe punishment, the lowest fine and the shortest time in jail.

2. Noun Phrase
In addition, a first offender has the option to petition the court to participate in a diversion program.

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. 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))

7. first

adverb. ['ˈfɝːst'] prominently forward.

Antonyms

  • aft

Etymology

  • first (Middle English (1100-1500))

8. first

adjective. ['ˈfɝːst'] serving to begin.

Synonyms

  • beginning

Antonyms

  • derived
  • nonstandard

Etymology

  • first (Middle English (1100-1500))

9. first

adjective. ['ˈfɝːst'] serving to set in motion.

Synonyms

  • maiden
  • initiatory
  • initiative
  • opening

Antonyms

  • acidic
  • amphoteric
  • disapprove
  • inferior

Etymology

  • first (Middle English (1100-1500))

10. first

adjective. ['ˈfɝːst'] ranking above all others.

Synonyms

  • best
  • world-class

Antonyms

  • inessential
  • unimportant
  • incidental

Etymology

  • first (Middle English (1100-1500))
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