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See definition of pioneer on Dictionary.com
  • adj.early, first
  • nounperson who finds a new place, founds something
  • verbinvent; lay the groundwork

synonyms for pioneer

  • avant-garde
  • brave
  • head
  • inaugural
  • initial
  • lead
  • original
  • primary
  • prime
  • experimental
See also synonyms for: pioneered / pioneering / pioneers

antonyms for pioneer

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  • secondary
  • following
  • last
  • late
  • later
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    Boston Dynamics is widely recognized as a pioneer in the field of animal-like robots.
    BOSTON DYNAMICS ADDS AN ‘ARM’ TO ITS ROBOTIC DOG SPOTDALVIN BROWNFEBRUARY 4, 2021WASHINGTON POST
    Following Hyundai acquisition, Boston Dynamics’ CEO discusses the robotics pioneer’s future
    SOFTBANK TEAMS WITH HOME-GOODS MAKER IRIS OHYAMA FOR NEW ROBOTICS VENTUREBRIAN HEATERJANUARY 27, 2021TECHCRUNCH
    Since then, Wahl has been a trimmer technology pioneer, creating the first cordless rechargeable hair clipper in 1967, the first cordless beard and mustache trimmer in 1975, and the first vacuuming consumer beard trimmer in 2001.
    THE BEST BEARD TRIMMER: SHAPE YOUR FACIAL HAIR WITH EASECARSEN JOENKJANUARY 19, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
    In addition, mRNA could in the future be used, as BioNTech and Moderna are pioneering, to fight cancer.
    MRNA TECHNOLOGY GAVE US THE FIRST COVID-19 VACCINES. IT COULD ALSO UPEND THE DRUG INDUSTRYWALTER ISAACSONJANUARY 11, 2021TIME
    These characteristics are exactly the kind of attributes the SETI scientists have been looking for since the astronomer Frank Drake first began the pioneering initiative some 60 years ago.
    SETI: NEW SIGNAL EXCITES ALIEN HUNTERS—HERE’S HOW WE COULD FIND OUT IF IT’S REALMICHAEL GARRETTJANUARY 7, 2021SINGULARITY HUB 
    Seeing an opportunity, some pioneer plants got together and said, “Let’s go!”
    WHY BIRDS CAN FLY OVER MOUNT EVEREST - ISSUE 94: EVOLVINGWALTER MURCHDECEMBER 30, 2020NAUTILUS
    In total the film shielded 23 individuals, pioneering a new form of whistleblower protection.
    THE YEAR DEEPFAKES WENT MAINSTREAMKAREN HAODECEMBER 24, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
    The EV pioneer also joined the S&P 100, replacing oil and gas firm Occidental Petroleum Corp.
    TESLA SLIDES ON FIRST DAY OF TRADING ON S&P 500 INDEXVERNE KOPYTOFFDECEMBER 21, 2020FORTUNE
    A pioneer in the search for exoplanets, or planets orbiting other stars, she came up with the now-standard practice of studying the atmospheres of planets by analyzing the light that filters through them.
    MY SATELLITE WOULD FIT IN A SMALL SUITCASE.KATIE MCLEANDECEMBER 18, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
    As an industry pioneer, Baidu has focused much of its innovation on developing and demonstrating technologies and best practices that can minimize risk.
    BUILDING A SELF-DRIVING CAR THAT PEOPLE CAN TRUSTJASON SPARAPANIDECEMBER 16, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
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