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Definition of First

First

  1. Preceding all others of a series or kind; the ordinal of one; earliest; as, the first day of a month; the first year of a reign.
  2. Foremost; in front of, or in advance of, all others.
  3. Most eminent or exalted; most excellent; chief; highest; as, Demosthenes was the first orator of Greece.
  4. Before any other person or thing in time, space, rank, etc.; -- much used in composition with adjectives and participles.
  5. The upper part of a duet, trio, etc., either vocal or instrumental; -- so called because it generally expresses the air, and has a preeminence in the combined effect.

First Quotations

My feeling is, personally, I want to die first... because I believe that when you die, your soul goes immediately up for judgment - and I don't want my wife up there first. No, the judgment will be horrendous.
Bill Cosby

To bring out a new technology for consumers first, you just had a very long road to go down to try to find people who actually would pay money for something.
Marc Andreesen

Faith is taking the first step even when you don't see the whole staircase. - Martin Luther King, Jr.
Faith is taking the first step even when you don't see the whole staircase.
Martin Luther King, Jr.

When someone shows you who they are, believe them the first time.
Maya Angelou

Don't go around saying the world owes you a living. The world owes you nothing. It was here first.
Mark Twain
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First Translations

first in Afrikaans is eers, eerste
first in Dutch is eerste
first in French is premier
first in Italian is primo, dapprima
first in Latin is primo, primitus, primoris, primoris, primoris
first in Portuguese is primeiramente, primeiro
first in Spanish is primeramente, primera, primero

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