Definition: 'First'

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  • Length: 5 characters
  • Syllables: 1

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Lexical Information:
  • Number vocab
  • Time word
  • One of the 220 words in the Dolch high frequency list
  • One of the 850 words in Basic English
  • In the top 2,000 words in the Brown Corpus
  • Common word- this is one of the thousand words most frequently used in English.
  • A list of about 3,000 words defined as easy for the Dale-Chall Readability Formula
Grammatical Information:
  • Determiner
  • Ordinal number
  • Articles, Demonstratives, Possessives, Quantifiers and Numbers can be used as Determiners
  • Determiners restrict a noun, by making it specific, indicating ownership or number, etc
  • Adjectives modify Nouns

Related Glossary Definitions:

First Conditional (1st Conditional);  First half;  First leg;  First team;  First touch;  Regular first-team place

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Similar Words (using 'first' as word stem):

Prefix + 'first'


'first' + Suffix

firstborn, firstfruits, firsthand, firstling, firstlings, firstly, firsts,