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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 of pioneer earliest, foremost, headmost, inaugural, initial, leadoff, maiden, original, first, premier, virginWords Related to pioneer ancient, early, primal, primary, prime, primeval, primitive, primordial; antecedent, preceding, previousNear Antonyms of pioneer advanced, late; consequent, ensuing, following, subsequent, succeeding; penultimateAntonyms of pioneer 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 of pioneer colonial, colonist, colonizer, homesteader, frontiersman, settlerWords Related to pioneer 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 of pioneer begin, constitute, establish, inaugurate, initiate, innovate, institute, introduce, launch, found, plant, set up, startWords Related to pioneer 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 of pioneer abolish, annihilate, annul, nullify; end, finish, halt, stop, terminate; round (off or out), wind up, wrap upAntonyms of pioneer close (down), phase out, shut (up)



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