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  • as inchiefly
  • as infirst
  • as infirst off
  • as inoriginally
  • as inprimarily
  • as inprincipally

synonyms for in the first place

  • especially
  • essentially
  • largely
  • mostly
  • predominantly
  • principally
  • mainly
  • primarily
  • above all
  • in general
  • in the main
  • on the whole
  • overall
  • usually

antonyms for in the first place

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  • finally
  • last
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    How to use in the first place in a sentence

    This is the first and principal point at which we can stanch the wastage of teaching energy that now goes on.
    THE SALVAGING OF CIVILISATIONH. G. (HERBERT GEORGE) WELLS
    He was converted and baptized, and was the first Hebrew instructor at Harvard college.
    THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
    And I have not had the first morsel of food prepared from this grain offered me since I reached the shores of Europe.
    GLANCES AT EUROPEHORACE GREELEY
    This is the place where the Muscovite criminals are banished to, if they are not put to death.
    THE LIFE AND MOST SURPRISING ADVENTURES OF ROBINSON CRUSOE, OF YORK, MARINER (1801)DANIEL DEFOE
    Now first we shall want our pupil to understand, speak, read and write the mother tongue well.
    THE SALVAGING OF CIVILISATIONH. G. (HERBERT GEORGE) WELLS
    He looked strangely out of place in the dusty combat uniform.
    SENSE OF OBLIGATIONHENRY MAXWELL DEMPSEY (AKA HARRY HARRISON)
    In treble, second and fourth, the first change is a dodge behind; and the second time the treble leads, there's a double Bob.
    TINTINNALOGIA, OR, THE ART OF RINGINGRICHARD DUCKWORTH AND FABIAN STEDMAN
    Sleek finds it far harder work than fortune-making; but he pursues his Will-o'-the-Wisp with untiring energy.
    THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
    The associations of place recall her strange interview with Mr. Longcluse but a few months before.
    CHECKMATEJOSEPH SHERIDAN LE FANU
    As Spain, however, has fallen from the high place she once held, her colonial system has also gone down.
    TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
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    capacitor

    WORDS RELATED TO IN THE FIRST PLACE

    • above all
    • especially
    • essentially
    • in general
    • in the first place
    • in the main
    • largely
    • mainly
    • mostly
    • on the whole
    • overall
    • predominantly
    • primarily
    • principally
    • usually
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