Definitions For First

noun

  • 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)
  • The lowest forward gear ratio in the gear box of a motor vehicle; used to start a car moving
  • An honours degree of the highest class
  • The first element in a countable series
  • The first or highest in an ordering or series
  • The time at which something is supposed to begin

adjective

  • Ranking above all others
  • Serving to begin
  • Serving to set in motion
  • Indicating the beginning unit in a series

adjective

  • Preceding all others in time or space or degree
  • Highest in pitch or chief among parts or voices or instruments or orchestra sections

adverb

  • Before anything else
  • The initial time
  • Prominently forward
  • Before another in time, space, or importance

verb

  • Before any other in time, order, or importance
  • For the first time
  • Before doing other things

Is First a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Scrabble
8
Words with Friends
8

The word First is worth 8 points in Scrabble and 8 points in Words with Friends

Examples of First in a Sentence

  • We sat in the first row.
  • She succeeded on her first attempt.
  • I still remember the first time I saw her.
  • I have to pay him first.
  • These problems are not as simple as they first appear.
  • I loved her when I first saw her.
  • Her solo flight across the Atlantic was a remarkable first.
  • They were responsible for several engineering firsts.
  • I couldn't get the car out of first.

Synonyms for First

Antonyms for First

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