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1. period

noun. ['ˈpɪriːəd'] an amount of time.

Synonyms

  • incubation period
  • fundamental measure
  • schooltime
  • clotting time
  • fortnight
  • term
  • reign
  • usance
  • hebdomad
  • morning
  • daytime
  • night
  • canicule
  • rainy day
  • time frame
  • time of life
  • time
  • youth
  • dog days
  • Olympiad
  • millenary
  • prehistoric culture
  • mid-April
  • calendar month
  • overtime
  • drouth
  • forenoon
  • Indian summer
  • decade
  • quarter-century
  • hours
  • phase of the moon
  • midwinter
  • weekend
  • life
  • Platonic year
  • indiction
  • sleep
  • bimillennium
  • efflorescence
  • mid-February
  • lunar time period
  • twelvemonth
  • continuance
  • dark
  • tide
  • morn
  • wartime
  • downtime
  • work time
  • week
  • quarter
  • duty tour
  • nighttime
  • peak
  • run
  • life-time
  • prehistory
  • years
  • epoch
  • mid-May
  • mid-January
  • stage
  • term of enlistment
  • hitch
  • year
  • quadrennium
  • flush
  • civil day
  • noviciate
  • enlistment
  • eve
  • bimillenary
  • yr
  • millennium
  • time period
  • honeymoon
  • lustrum
  • blossom
  • evening
  • running time
  • mid-October
  • question time
  • time of year
  • lifespan
  • occupation
  • period of time
  • day
  • semester
  • air alert
  • lease
  • Saint Martin's summer
  • prohibition
  • dawn
  • time limit
  • bimester
  • tour
  • decennium
  • mid-March
  • half-century
  • generation
  • regulation time
  • duration
  • mid-December
  • study hall
  • daylight
  • bronze age
  • test period
  • tour of duty
  • long haul
  • multistage
  • silly season
  • long time
  • puerperium
  • prime
  • mid-November
  • watch
  • mid-August
  • drought
  • midweek
  • two weeks
  • trimester
  • mid-September
  • heyday
  • time off
  • calendar week
  • lifetime
  • era
  • month
  • uptime
  • past
  • bloom
  • great year
  • century
  • phase
  • quinquennium
  • nap
  • lactation
  • window
  • age
  • season
  • hour
  • calendar day
  • canicular days
  • shelf life
  • festival
  • real time
  • hospitalization
  • morning time
  • term of a contract
  • flower
  • prohibition era
  • early days
  • iron age
  • fundamental quantity
  • elapsed time
  • school
  • silver age
  • bout
  • half-life
  • travel time
  • long run
  • novitiate
  • field day
  • half life
  • mid-July
  • Golden Age
  • extra time
  • peacetime
  • trial period
  • times
  • school day
  • decennary

Antonyms

  • work time
  • time off
  • downtime
  • overtime
  • uptime
  • day
  • night

Etymology

  • periode (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • periode (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))

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Rhymes with First Period

  • .period
  • myriad

2. 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))

3. first

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

Synonyms

  • ordinal

Antonyms

  • empty
  • immature

Etymology

  • first (Middle English (1100-1500))

4. first

adverb. ['ˈfɝːst'] before anything else.

Synonyms

  • foremost
  • first of all
  • firstly

Antonyms

  • present
  • old
  • past
  • uncreative

Etymology

  • first (Middle English (1100-1500))

5. first

adverb. ['ˈfɝːst'] the initial time.

Antonyms

  • conventional

Etymology

  • first (Middle English (1100-1500))

6. 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))

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. first

adverb. ['ˈfɝːst'] prominently forward.

Antonyms

  • aft

Etymology

  • first (Middle English (1100-1500))

9. first

adjective. ['ˈfɝːst'] serving to begin.

Synonyms

  • beginning

Antonyms

  • derived
  • nonstandard

Etymology

  • first (Middle English (1100-1500))

10. first

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

Synonyms

  • maiden
  • initiatory
  • initiative
  • opening

Antonyms

  • acidic
  • amphoteric
  • disapprove
  • inferior

Etymology

  • first (Middle English (1100-1500))
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