Definition of For the first time

1. Adverb. The initial time. "When Felix first saw a garter snake"

Exact synonyms: First



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Lexicographical Neighbors of For The First Time

for reals
for realsies
for rent
for sake of
for sale
for shame
for shizzle
for short
for some reason
for starters
for sure
for that
for that matter
for the asking
for the birds
for the first time (current term)
for the fun of it
for the heck of it
for the hell of it
for the last time
for the life of one
for the lose
for the loss
for the love of
for the love of Christ
for the love of Mike
for the moment
for the most part
for the nonce

Literary usage of For the first time

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Notes and Queries by Martim de Albuquerque (1857)
"shaved for the first time. Nero, in instituting his festival, shaved off his beard .... for the first time ..."

2. The Dictionary of National Biography by Sidney Lee (1909)
"Subsequently he made his first appearance in Bath, where, as everywhere, he was very popular. Othello for the first time in London, ..."

3. The Iliad of Homer by Homer, John Graham Cordery (1871)
"Most hotly ; and so furiously they fought, That thou hadst said that for the first time now Fresh and unwearied in the war they met. ..."

4. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1897)
"While the German edition when it appeared was welcomed because of the mass of information which was here for the first time brought together in a single ..."

5. Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Standard Work of Reference in Art, Literature (1907)
"... then for the first time disclosed to view, was recognizable in the triumph of its advocates, as well as in the increased acrimony of it« opponents. ..."

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