Synonyms of 'first'

aborigine, ab initio, ab ovo, ahead, alpha, antecedent, anterior, arch, before, beforehand, beginning, capital, central, chief, chiefly, dominant, Early, elementary, eminent, essential, firstly, forehand, former, forward, front, frontal, fundamental, great, head, headmost, initiative, initiatory, key, Main, mainly, opening, original, originally, premier, preparatory, primal, primarily, primary, prime, primo, primogenial, primordial, principal, principally, Prior, rather, ruling, senior, slight, Sooner, star, start, supreme, trifling, previous, prevenient, prevailing, preponderant, prelusive, preludial, preliminary, prefatory, preeminent, predominant, precursory, precessional, preceding, precedent, pioneer, Paramount, outstanding, outset, oldest, older, measly, master, maiden, magisterial, least, leading, initial, inception, inaugural, hegemonic, heading, gambit, foremost, foregoing, fore, focal, Elder, crowning, commencement, ci-devant, champion, cardinal, banner, anticipatory, win, victory, trivial, triumph, topflight, supereminent, stellar, sovereign, slim, ranking, propaedeutic, proemial, pristine