from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Baseball The first of the bases in the infield, counterclockwise from home plate.
- n. Baseball The fielding position occupied by the first baseman.
- n. Slang The first stage or step toward completion or success: "He never got to first base with any of his big wheels and deals” ( Ross Macdonald).
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- n. The base after home plate in a counter-clockwise path around a baseball infield.
- n. Completion of the first phase of an activity.
- n. Kissing.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the base that must be touched first by a base runner in baseball
- n. the initial stage in accomplishing something
- n. 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)
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