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  • as inprototype
  • as invictor
  • as inbest
  • as inwinner
  • as inkickoff
  • as inalpha

synonyms for firsts

  • mock-up
  • model
  • precursor
  • ancestor
  • antecedent
  • archetype
  • criterion
  • first
  • forerunner
  • ideal
  • norm
  • paradigm
  • pattern
  • precedent
  • predecessor
  • standard
  • type
  • antecessor

antonyms for firsts

MOST RELEVANT
  • descendant
  • loser
  • failure
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      How to use firsts in a sentence

      Firsts and seconds were provided with a lamp for each compartment.
      THE STORY OF THE CAMBRIANC. P. GASQUOINE
      The Florence got two firsts and one second, and we secured two seconds and one first out of the three races.
      THE SPORTSWOMAN'S LIBRARY, V. 2VARIOUS
      This only increased his renown, for the name of Ferrars figured among the earliest double-firsts.
      ENDYMIONBENJAMIN DISRAELI
      It is what the philosopher calls the law of ultimates, or the process from firsts to lasts and from lasts to firsts.
      THE HEARTH-STONESAMUEL OSGOOD
      The relay, with its eight points for the winner, was safely tucked in the Scouts' total of firsts and seconds.
      THE BOY SCOUTS OF LAKEVILLE HIGHLESLIE W. QUIRK
      That evening as he sat discussing the cricket match with Morgan the captain of the school came in and gave him his "Firsts."
      THE LOOM OF YOUTHALEC WAUGH
      Sell firsts in orchard; sell seconds in car lots in bulk; sell culls in bulk for cider or vinegar.
      THE APPLEVARIOUS
      But the Firsts flew at them like eagle-hawks, and a neat bit of bayonet work settled the Turks for good and all.
      TROOPER BLUEGUM AT THE DARDANELLESOLIVER HOGUE
      There are no "firsts" or "double firsts;" no "wranglers;" no "senior opts" or "junior opts."
      NORTH AMERICA, VOLUME I (OF 2)ANTHONY TROLLOPE
      We will consider the price of all eggs from the quotation of Western firsts in the New York market.
      THE DOLLAR HENMILO M. HASTINGS
      SYNONYM OF THE DAY
      OCTOBER 26, 1985
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