What is the antonym of “fourth”?
The antonyms of fourth are first, second, and third. These words describe different positions in a sequence or order.
Brief Definitions of the Antonym(s)
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Coming before all others in time, order, or importance.
She won the first prize in the competition.
Coming after the first in position or time.
He finished second in the race.
Coming after the second in position or time.
She was the third person to arrive at the party.
How are these antonyms different from each other?
- 1First is the initial position in a sequence or order.
- 2Second is the position that comes after the first.
- 3Third is the position that comes after the second.
Good things to know
- 1Sequencing: Use these antonyms to describe the order of events or actions.
- 2Ranking: Use these antonyms to describe the hierarchy or importance of things.
- 3Comparing: Use these antonyms to compare and contrast different positions or levels.
The antonyms first, second, and third describe different positions in a sequence or order. Use them to sequence events, rank things, or compare different positions or levels.