Explicație first în Dicționarul Englez Englez

first

(fərst )

substantiv
the fielding position of the player on a baseball team who is stationed at first base
substantiv
the lowest forward gear ratio in the gear box of a motor vehicle
used to start a car moving
substantiv
an honours degree of the highest class
substantiv
the first element in a countable series
"the first of the month"

substantiv
the first or highest in an ordering or series
"He wanted to be the first"

substantiv
the time at which something is supposed to begin
"they got an early start"
"she knew from the get-go that he was the man for her"

adjectiv
being the gear producing the lowest drive speed
"use first gear on steep hills"

adjectiv
ranking above all others
"was first in her class"
"the foremost figure among marine artists"
"the top graduate"

adjectiv
serving to begin
"the beginning canto of the poem"
"the first verse"

adjectiv
serving to set in motion
"the magazine''s inaugural issue"
"the initiative phase in the negotiations"
"an initiatory step toward a treaty"
"his first (or maiden) speech in Congress"
"the liner''s maiden voyage"

adjectiv
preceding all others in time or space or degree
"the first house on the right"
"the first day of spring"
"his first political race"
"her first baby"
"the first time"
"the first meetings of the new party"
"the first phase of his training"

adjectiv
highest in pitch or chief among parts or voices or instruments or orchestra sections
"first soprano"
"the first violin section"
"played first horn"

adjectiv
indicating the beginning unit in a series
adverb
before anything else
"first we must consider the garter snake"

adverb
the initial time
"when Felix first saw a garter snake"

adverb
prominently forward
"he put his best foot foremost"

adverb
before another in time, space, or importance
"I was here first"
"let''s do this job first"




Antonime:
(adjectiv) intermediate, last, second
(substantiv) end, middle, ending



Sinonime:
(substantiv) beginning, commencement, low, offset, outset, start
(adverb) firstly
(adjectiv) foremost, inaugural, initiative, initiatory, maiden