Definitions for earliest

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word earliest

Princeton's WordNet

  1. earlier, earliest(adverb)

    (comparative and superlative of `early') more early than; most early

    "a fashion popular in earlier times"; "his earlier work reflects the influence of his teacher"; "Verdi's earliest and most raucous opera"

  2. soonest, earliest(adverb)

    with the least delay

    "the soonest I can arrive is 3 P.M."

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'earliest' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4802

Anagrams for earliest »

  1. ateliers

  2. Aleister

  3. realties

  4. e-tailers

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell:

    The committee will meet at the earliest possible time and finish up the bill today.

  2. Florida State University:

    It is always difficult to prevail on a motion to dismiss filed at the earliest stages of a case.

  3. Edgar Mitchell:

    I've been devoted to that, to exploration, education, and discovery since my earliest years, and that's what kept me going.

  4. Henry David Thoreau:

    When I hear music, I fear no danger. I am invulnerable. I see no foe. I am related to the earliest times, and to the latest.

  5. Stephen Badsey:

    NATO is indicating it wants strategic communications to be better placed to detect information threats at the earliest stage.

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