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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. 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. rate

noun. ['ˈreɪt'] a magnitude or frequency relative to a time unit.

Synonyms

  • deathrate
  • pace
  • oftenness
  • THz
  • rate of flow
  • kilohertz
  • words per minute
  • gigacycle per second
  • dose rate
  • fatality rate
  • MHz
  • acceleration
  • gigacycle
  • growth rate
  • metabolic rate
  • deceleration
  • kph
  • kilometres per hour
  • attrition rate
  • hertz
  • flow rate
  • pulse rate
  • sed rate
  • mortality rate
  • megahertz
  • miles per hour
  • erythrocyte sedimentation rate
  • km/h
  • megacycle
  • quantitative relation
  • Mc
  • rev
  • respiratory rate
  • bps
  • death rate
  • heart rate
  • mph
  • kilocycle per second
  • cps
  • gigahertz
  • sampling rate
  • GHz
  • wpm
  • magnitude relation
  • ESR
  • cycles/second
  • kHz
  • rpm
  • gait
  • rate of respiration
  • speed
  • rate of return
  • sedimentation rate
  • crime rate
  • rate of inflation
  • pulse
  • Hz
  • birth rate
  • frequence
  • bits per second
  • birthrate
  • terahertz
  • mortality
  • tempo
  • spacing
  • kilometers per hour
  • inflation rate
  • kc
  • flux
  • frequency
  • megacycle per second
  • Gc
  • data rate
  • natality
  • cycle
  • velocity
  • jerk
  • rate of attrition
  • rate of growth
  • solar constant
  • kilocycle
  • flow
  • fertility
  • revolutions per minute
  • fertility rate

Antonyms

  • acceleration
  • walk
  • push
  • pull

Etymology

  • raten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • hrata (Old Norse)

9. rate

noun. ['ˈreɪt'] amount of a charge or payment relative to some basis.

Synonyms

  • linage
  • payment rate
  • installment rate
  • freight rate
  • pay rate
  • rate of pay
  • depreciation rate
  • lineage
  • excursion rate
  • freightage
  • rate of depreciation
  • room rate
  • footage
  • rate of exchange
  • interest rate
  • rate of payment
  • freight
  • exchange rate
  • charge
  • charge per unit
  • tax rate
  • repayment rate

Antonyms

  • decelerate
  • immortality
  • permanence
  • distribution

Etymology

  • raten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • hrata (Old Norse)

10. rate

verb. ['ˈreɪt'] assign a rank or rating to.

Synonyms

  • superordinate
  • rank
  • shortlist
  • judge
  • range
  • prioritise
  • place
  • pass judgment
  • downgrade
  • upgrade
  • order
  • prioritize
  • reorder
  • sequence
  • grade
  • seed
  • evaluate

Antonyms

  • downgrade
  • ebb
  • influx
  • inflow

Etymology

  • raten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • hrata (Old Norse)
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