Meaning : The first or highest in an ordering or series.
He wanted to be the first.
Synonyms : number one
Meaning : 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.
Meaning : 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).
Synonyms : first base
Meaning : An honours degree of the highest class.
Synonyms : first-class honours degree
Meaning : 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.
Coming after all others in time or space or degree or being the only one remaining.The last time I saw Paris.
Meaning : Indicating the beginning unit in a series.
Synonyms : 1st
Meaning : Serving to begin.
The beginning canto of the poem.
The first verse.
Synonyms : beginning
Meaning : Highest in pitch or chief among parts or voices or instruments or orchestra sections.
The first violin section.
Played first horn.
Meaning : The initial time.
When Felix first saw a garter snake.
Meaning : Before another in time, space, or importance.
I was here first.
Let's do this job first.
Meaning : Prominently forward.
He put his best foot foremost.
Synonyms : foremost