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in the first place

see definition of in the first place
  • as inoriginally
  • as inprimarily
  • as inprincipally
  • as infirst off
  • as inchiefly
  • as infirst
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Synonyms for in the first place

adv initially
  • basically
  • formerly
  • primitively
  • at first
  • at the outset
  • at the start
  • by birth
  • by origin
  • first
  • in the beginning
  • in the first place
  • incipiently
  • primarily
  • to begin with

Antonyms for in the first place

  • secondarily
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

More words related to in the first place

chiefly

adverb. most importantly

first

adverb. at the beginning

first off

adverb. before anything else

originally

adverb. initially

primarily

adverb. in the beginning

principally

adverb. mainly
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.