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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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Rhymes with First Step

  • misstep
  • boztepe
  • strep
  • ngueppe
  • steppe
  • stepp
  • schweppe
  • schnepp
  • schlepp
  • prep
  • kleppe
  • zepp
  • yep
  • shepp
  • shep
  • sepp
  • sep
  • schepp
  • repp
  • rep
  • pep
  • lepp
  • lep
  • knepp
  • kepp
  • heppe
  • hepp
  • hep
  • deppe
  • depp

Sentences with first-step


1. Noun Phrase
For a landlord, the eviction process can be a first step.

2. Noun Phrase
Simplifying an expression is the first step to solving algebra problems.

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. step

noun. ['ˈstɛp'] any maneuver made as part of progress toward a goal.

Synonyms

  • safeguard
  • tactical maneuver
  • maneuver
  • tactical manoeuvre
  • guard
  • porcupine provision
  • countermeasure
  • precaution
  • shark repellent
  • measure

Antonyms

  • refrain
  • injudiciousness
  • inactivity
  • standard

Etymology

  • stepe (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • steppen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • steppan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. step

verb. ['ˈstɛp'] shift or move by taking a step.

Synonyms

  • backpedal
  • go
  • locomote
  • travel

Antonyms

  • function
  • come
  • malfunction
  • begin

Etymology

  • stepe (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • steppen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • steppan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. step

noun. ['ˈstɛp'] the distance covered by a step.

Synonyms

  • pace
  • footstep
  • stride

Antonyms

  • enter
  • hop out
  • push
  • raise

Etymology

  • stepe (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • steppen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • steppan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. step

verb. ['ˈstɛp'] put down or press the foot, place the foot.

Synonyms

  • move
  • step on
  • go
  • locomote
  • tread on
  • travel

Antonyms

  • go off
  • stop
  • appear
  • no-go

Etymology

  • stepe (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • steppen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • steppan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. step

noun. ['ˈstɛp'] the act of changing location by raising the foot and setting it down.

Synonyms

  • locomotion
  • sidestep
  • stride
  • pas
  • pace
  • trip
  • travel
  • footstep

Antonyms

  • criticize
  • forbid
  • disallow
  • boycott

Etymology

  • stepe (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • steppen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • steppan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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