Detailed Translations for first from English to French


Translation Matrix for first:

NounRelated TranslationsOther Translations
premier front runner
- first base; first gear; first-class honours degree; low; low gear; number 1; number one
AdjectiveRelated TranslationsOther Translations
- 1st; beginning; foremost; inaugural; initiative; initiatory; maiden; world-class
AdverbRelated TranslationsOther Translations
- first of all; first off; firstly; for the first time; foremost
OtherRelated TranslationsOther Translations
en avant ahead
- foremost; the first
ModifierRelated TranslationsOther Translations
au début at first; first; foremost; initially
auparavant at first; first; foremost; initially at an earlier date; back; before; before that; before this; earlier; ex; firstly; former; formerly; in advance; in bygone days; in former times; late; one-time; past; previous; previously; retired; since
d'abord at first; first; foremost; initially; leading before; coming; firstly; for a start; for one thing; foremost; in front; in the first place; lead the way; leading; next
décisif first; foremost; leading cardinal; central; chief; conclusive; convincing; critical; crucial; decisive; effective; elemental; essential; final; fundamental; generally; indispensable; irrevocable; leading; mainly; material; paramount; principal; vital; wanted
décisive first; foremost; leading leading
en avant first; foremost; leading before; come on; face down; face forward; foremost; forward; get going; headfirst; headlong; in front; in front of; lead the way; leading
en premier lieu first; foremost; leading above all; before; besides; especially; firstly; for a start; for one thing; foremost; further; in front; in front of; in the first place; lead the way; leading; moreover; what's more
en tête first; foremost; leading before; foremost; in front; in front of; lead the way; leading; on someone's mind
initial at first; first; foremost; initially initial
initialement at first; first; foremost; initially
premier earliest; first; foremost; leading leading; topmost; upper most; uppermost
qui fait autorité first; foremost; leading leading; vital to the image of
sur le devant first; foremost; leading before; foremost; in front; in front of; lead the way; leading
à l'avant first; foremost; leading before; foremost; in front; in front of; lead the way; leading

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Related Definitions for "first":

  1. ranking above all others1
    • was first in her class1
  2. serving to begin1
    • the first verse1
  3. serving to set in motion1
    • his first (or maiden) speech in Congress1
  4. preceding all others in time or space or degree1
    • the first house on the right1
    • the first day of spring1
    • his first political race1
    • her first baby1
    • the first time1
    • the first meetings of the new party1
    • the first phase of his training1
  5. highest in pitch or chief among parts or voices or instruments or orchestra sections1
    • first soprano1
    • the first violin section1
    • played first horn1
  6. indicating the beginning unit in a series1
  7. before anything else1
    • first we must consider the garter snake1
  8. the initial time1
    • when Felix first saw a garter snake1
  9. prominently forward1
  10. before another in time, space, or importance1
  11. the fielding position of the player on a baseball team who is stationed at first of the bases in the infield (counting counterclockwise from home plate)1
  12. the lowest forward gear ratio in the gear box of a motor vehicle; used to start a car moving1
  13. an honours degree of the highest class1
  14. the first element in a countable series1
    • the first of the month1
  15. the first or highest in an ordering or series1
    • He wanted to be the first1

Wiktionary Translations for first:

  1. new occurrence
  2. person or thing in the first position
  1. before anything else
  1. numeral first
  1. Prioritairement.
  2. Auparavant.
  1. de frères et sœurs
  2. adjectif numéral ordinal correspondre au nombre 1.
  3. premier.
  4. Adjectif ordinal de -un des mots composés numéraux. note L’ordinal correspondant à un lui-même est premier.
  1. Celui que précède tous les autres
  2. Premier jour
  1. -

Cross Translation:
first premier erste — (zeitlich oder örtlich oder in einer anderen Reihenfolge) an vorderster Stelle sich befindend, dem zweiten vorangehend

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