First synonyms

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Superlative form of early: most early
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Foremost in order
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Foremost; first or highest in quality or degree.
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Earlier, either in time or order.
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Spatially first, placed at the beginning, in the first position; especially said of the first letter of a word.
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Of, relating to, or being an embryo.
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The definition of primary is something that is the most important, among the most important, something that comes early in development or that is original and not derived from something else.
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First in time; original; primitive
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Least likely or expected:
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the initial time
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Preceding all others in time; first:
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Having high social rank or influence; prominent:
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Superior to or notable above all others; outstanding.
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An act of beginning; an initial effort:
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Happening for the first time; initial:
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Beyond which further analysis, division, etc. cannot be made; elemental; fundamental; primary
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Of or pertaining to initiation
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Smallest in magnitude or degree.
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Having a position in the lead; foremost:
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Existing, growing, or produced naturally in a region or country; native
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First in time, order, or sequence
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Initial or introductory
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Superlative form of great: most great
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That which begins or originates something; the first cause; origin; source.
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The beginning or initial stage of something
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the time at which something is supposed to begin
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Highest in rank, power, or authority:
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Respecting an end or object to be gained; respecting the purpose or ultimate end in view.
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Primary; most important.
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(Anatomy) The proximal end of attachment of a muscle to a bone that will not be moved by the action of that muscle.
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The definition of elementary is something simple and basic, or the entry-level into something.
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The definition of foremost is something most important, highest ranking or most relevant.
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(Figuratively) Of or pertaining to something very small, as small as a germ; pertaining to the essence of something.
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(Law) Not yet completed or made effective; pending
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Beginning to form, start, grow, or develop
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(Law) apparently correct; not needing proof unless evidence to the contrary is shown
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Belonging to the first or earliest age or ages; original or ancient:
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Having developed early in the evolutionary history of a group:
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First born, made, or generated; original; primary; elemental.
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(Biology) characteristic of the earliest stage of the development of an organism, or relating to a primordium
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Still pure; uncorrupted; unspoiled
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A river rising in eastern Germany and flowing about 525 km (325 mi) generally westward to the Rhine River at Mainz.
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An individual aboriginal Australian.
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In psychology, an archetype is the innate knowledge, images, or ways of thinking that are inherited from ancestors.
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(Idiomatic) The first experience of a severe ordeal, especially a first experience of military combat
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A first achievement that opens the way for further developments; a foothold:
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(US) Thin slices of veal, ham and cheese breaded and sautéed; somewhat like a wiener schnitzel, or Viennese cutlet.
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A student in the first-year class of a high school, college, or university.
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Of, relating to, or characteristic of early settlers:
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before anything else
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before anything else
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the first element in a countable series
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Inexperienced; untried; unused; new; fresh
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Introducing; giving a preview or idea of
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(Grammar) Aspectually inflected to show that the action is beginning.
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Of, relating to, aimed at, or located in the front:
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The definition of head is the person who is in charge.
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Having existed in a region from the beginning:
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Highly influential, especially in some original way, and providing a basis for future development or research.
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Any of several competitive international road races for sports cars of specific engine size over an exacting, usually risky course.
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Initial; first:
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Foremost in importance
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The definition of a prototype is the original model.
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(Idiomatic) First; foremost; best.
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Basic; minimal; with less than, or only the minimum, necessary.
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Of or relating to the foundation or base; elementary:
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Most important or significant; main; principal
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highest
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Number-two; following after the first one with nothing between them.
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at the beginning
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The cessation of an effort, activity, state, or motion.
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Occurring or existing as something indefinite, as in time or position:
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(Uncommon) Rudimentary.
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Priority claimed or received because of greater importance:
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The status of being preeminent, dominant or ascendant.
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The first public performance, as of a movie or play.
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The rank, office, or authority of a primate
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A condition of being higher in rank, or degree, or having occurred at an earlier time; taking precedence, especially a creditor’s right to receive payment from a debtor before others are paid; the initiating court’s exercising the jurisdiction in a case in which more than one court is involved.
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A first slight beginning or appearance, or undeveloped form or stage, of something
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A projecting angle or part.
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Having begun to occur; in its early stages.
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Chief, in a political sense, as being the seat of the general government of a state or nation.
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Of fundamental importance; crucial, pivotal.
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Controlling; essential; important
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Based on the scale pattern of the major mode
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Of, situated at, or being the top; uppermost, highest, greatest, or foremost
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Of the highest class, as in international competition
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Abbreviation of first.
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before anything else
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(Singular only, US, colloquial) Kissing.
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The first gear of an engine, which provides the lowest output speed and greatest mechanical advantage.
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One of the lower gearings available from a gearbox, typically in a motor vehicle or cycle.
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(Scottish dialectal, archaic) A hill.
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an honours degree of the highest class
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The act or time of commencing; beginning; start
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Alternative spelling of get-go.
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(Football) A place kick in football that starts play at the beginning of a half or after a team has scored.
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the time at which something is supposed to begin
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The time at which an entertainment, such as the showing of a movie, is scheduled to start.
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(Surveying) A short distance measured at right angles from a line actually run to some point in an irregular boundary, or to some object.
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The quality or condition of being supreme.
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Serving to initiate; inceptive; initiatory; introductory; preliminary.
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(Anatomy) Located near or toward the head in lower animals.
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