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pioneer

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of pioneer

  1. coming before all others in time or order <the nation's pioneer institution for the education of African-Americans> Synonyms earliest, foremost, headmost, inaugural, initial, leadoff, maiden, original, first, premier, virginRelated Words ancient, early, primal, primary, prime, primeval, primitive, primordial; antecedent, preceding, previousNear Antonyms advanced, late; consequent, ensuing, following, subsequent, succeeding; penultimateAntonyms final, last, latest, latter, terminal, terminating, ultimate


pioneer

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of pioneer

  1. a person who settles in a new region <the hardships that the pioneers endured while taming the wilderness> Synonyms colonial, colonist, colonizer, homesteader, frontiersman, settlerRelated Words explorer, pathfinder, trailblazer; bushranger, mountain man, woodsman


pioneer

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of pioneer

  1. to be responsible for the creation and early operation or use of <he single-handedly pioneered the university's institute for medical research> Synonyms begin, constitute, establish, inaugurate, initiate, innovate, institute, introduce, launch, found, plant, set up, startRelated Words author, father, originate; conceive, concoct, contrive, cook (up), create, devise, fabricate, invent, make up, manufacture, produce, think (up); construct, put up; develop, enlarge, expand; endow, finance, fund, subsidize; arrange, organize, systematize, systemize; refound, reinitiate, reinstitute, relaunchNear Antonyms abolish, annihilate, annul, nullify; end, finish, halt, stop, terminate; round (off or out), wind up, wrap upAntonyms close (down), phase out, shut (up)



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