Meaning of FIRST in English


Function: adverb

Date: before 12th century

1 a : before another in time, space, or importance b : in the first place ― often used with of all c : for the first time

2 : in preference to something else : SOONER

Merriam Webster Collegiate English Dictionary.      Merriam Webster - Энциклопедический словарь английского языка.