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Synonyms for first

to begin with

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novelty

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from the first

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  • from the start
  • from the beginning
  • from the outset
  • from the very beginning
  • from the introduction
  • from the starting point
  • from the inception
  • from the commencement
  • from the word `go'

Synonyms for first

at or near the start of a period, development, or series

Synonyms for first

the first or highest in an ordering or series

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the first element in a countable series

the fielding position of the player on a baseball team who is stationed at first of the bases in the infield (counting counterclockwise from home plate)

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the lowest forward gear ratio in the gear box of a motor vehicle

preceding all others in time or space or degree

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indicating the beginning unit in a series

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serving to set in motion

serving to begin

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ranking above all others

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highest in pitch or chief among parts or voices or instruments or orchestra sections

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before anything else

the initial time

prominently forward

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References in classic literature ?
The First and Foremost shall decide upon the best way to punish you.
Her first and foremost interest now was to find out how she really stood in the estimation of Julian Gray.
The first and foremost question, is the question of Mr.
It is quite a relief to have, sitting opposite, that little girl of fifteen with the loquacious chin: who, to do her justice, acts up to it, and fully identifies nature's handwriting, for of all the small chatterboxes that ever invaded the repose of drowsy ladies' cabin, she is the first and foremost.
And so, with a mighty show of humility and forgiveness, she folded her hands, and looked round again, with a smile which plainly said, 'If you desire to see the first and foremost among female martyrs, here she is, on view
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