an inflated feeling of pride in your superiority to others
indicating the beginning unit in a series
the fielding position of the player on a baseball team who is stationed at first of the bases in the infield (counting counterclockwise from home plate)
the lowest forward gear ratio in the gear box of a motor vehicle; used to start a car moving
an honours degree of the highest class
the first element in a countable series; "the first of the month"
the first or highest in an ordering or series; "He wanted to be the first"
before anything else; "first we must consider the garter snake"
the time at which something is supposed to begin; "they got an early start"; "she knew from the get-go that he was the man for her"
the initial time; "when Felix first saw a garter snake"
prominently forward; "he put his best foot foremost"
ranking above all others; "was first in her class"; "the foremost figure among marine artists"; "the top graduate"
of the same kind or quality; "two animals of one species"
used of a single unit or thing; not two or more; "`ane' is Scottish"
having the indivisible character of a unit; "a unitary action"; "spoke with one voice"
a single person or thing; "he is the best one"; "this is the one I ordered"
the smallest whole number or a numeral representing this number;
eminent beyond or above comparison; "matchless beauty"; "the team's nonpareil center fielder"; "she's one girl in a million"; "the one and only Muhammad Ali"; "a peerless scholar"; "infamy unmatched in the Western world"; "wrote with unmatchable clarity"; "unrivaled mastery of her art"
indefinite in time or position; "he will come one day"; "one place or another"
being a single entity made by combining separate components; "three chemicals combining into one solution"
used informally as an intensifier; "that is one fine dog"