Definitions For First


  • 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


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


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


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


  • 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

Words with Friends

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.

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Antonyms for First

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