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original

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of original

  1. 1 coming before all others in time or order the original plan had to be discarded when the situation changed drastically Synonyms of original earliest, foremost, headmost, inaugural, initial, leadoff, maiden, first, pioneer, premier, virginWords Related to original ancient, early, primal, primary, prime, primeval, primitive, primordial; antecedent, preceding, previousNear Antonyms of original advanced, late; consequent, ensuing, following, subsequent, succeeding; penultimateAntonyms of original final, last, latest, latter, terminal, terminating, ultimate

  2. 2 having the skill and imagination to create new things an original artist who wanted his paintings to convey his emotional responses to the people, objects, and landscapes he painted Synonyms of original clever, imaginative, ingenious, innovational, innovative, innovatory, inventive, creative, originative, PrometheanWords Related to original gifted, inspired, talented; resourceful; fecund, fertile, fruitful, generative, germinal, productive, prolificNear Antonyms of original imitative, uninspired; infertile, unproductive; talentlessAntonyms of original uncreative, unimaginative, uninventive, unoriginal

  3. 3 not known or experienced before separate categories for original and adapted screenplays Synonyms of original fresh, novel, new, strange, unaccustomed, unfamiliar, unheard-of, unknown, unprecedentedWords Related to original innovative, unique; nontraditional, unconventional, untried, unused, unworn; pathbreaking, pioneering, trailblazingNear Antonyms of original conventional, established, traditional, tried, tried-and-true; derivative, imitativeAntonyms of original familiar, hackneyed, old, time-honored, tired, warmed-over


original

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of original

  1. 1 something from which copies are made please make copies to hand out, but keep the original Synonyms of original archetype, prototype Words Related to original source; example, mold, paradigm, pattern; beau ideal, classic, exemplar, ideal, model, nonpareil, paragon; blueprint, draft Near Antonyms of original copy, imitation, replica, reproduction; counterfeit, fake, forgery, sham

  2. 2 a person of odd or whimsical habits the town's singing mailman is an original, all right Synonyms of original character, codger, crack, crackbrain, crackpot, crank, flake, fruitcake, head case, kook, nut, nutcase, nutter [British slang], oddball, oddity, eccentric, quiz, screwball, weirdo, zanyWords Related to original bohemian, maverick, nonconformist, quixote; coot, geezer; curio, rarity; freak; fantast, fantasticoNear Antonyms of original conformer, conformist, follower, sheep


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