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1. pioneer

verb. ['ˌpaɪəˈnɪr'] open up an area or prepare a way.

Synonyms

  • open up
  • introduce

Antonyms

  • disarrange
  • inactivate
  • arrive

Etymology

  • pionier (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))

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Words that Rhyme with Pioneer

  • conventioneer
  • bioengineer
  • reengineer
  • pamphleteer
  • electioneer
  • charpentier
  • volunteer
  • rensselaer
  • profiteer
  • mutineer
  • marketeer
  • lagardere
  • insincere
  • imagineer
  • gondolier
  • financiere
  • financier
  • crochetiere
  • commandeer
  • chandelier
  • brigadier
  • brigadeer
  • bombardier
  • belvedere
  • bandolier
  • wagoneer
  • summiteer
  • st_cyr
  • souvenir
  • racketeer

How do you pronounce pioneer?

Pronounce pioneer as ˌpaɪəˈnɪr.

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Example sentences of the word pioneer


1. Noun, singular or mass
The cabin was built in 1929 to honor early pioneer mothers.

Quotes containing the word pioneer


1. Every time you are tempted to react in the same old way, ask if you want to be a prisoner of the past or a pioneer of the future.
- Deepak Chopra

2. pioneer

noun. ['ˌpaɪəˈnɪr'] someone who helps to open up a new line of research or technology or art.

Synonyms

  • innovator
  • originator
  • groundbreaker
  • conceiver
  • trailblazer

Antonyms

  • detach
  • phase out
  • end
  • stand still

Etymology

  • pionier (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))

3. pioneer

noun. ['ˌpaɪəˈnɪr'] one the first colonists or settlers in a new territory.

Synonyms

  • colonist
  • bushman
  • frontierswoman
  • settler
  • backwoodsman
  • frontiersman

Antonyms

  • disprove
  • affirm
  • close
  • abolish

Etymology

  • pionier (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))

4. pioneer

verb. ['ˌpaɪəˈnɪr'] take the lead or initiative in; participate in the development of.

Synonyms

  • introduce
  • trip
  • institute
  • set about
  • found
  • initiate
  • machinate
  • organize
  • activate
  • set off
  • constitute
  • spark
  • organise
  • attempt
  • stage
  • trigger
  • devise
  • undertake
  • spark off
  • innovate
  • get up
  • do
  • plant
  • strike up
  • touch off
  • make
  • prepare
  • actuate
  • mount
  • trigger off
  • cause
  • arrange

Antonyms

  • lost
  • exclude
  • uninitiate
  • disorganise

Etymology

  • pionier (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))

5. pioneer

verb. ['ˌpaɪəˈnɪr'] open up and explore a new area.

Antonyms

  • avoid

Etymology

  • pionier (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
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