pioneer, innovator, trailblazer, groundbreaker(noun)
someone who helps to open up a new line of research or technology or art
one the first colonists or settlers in a new territory
"they went west as pioneers with only the possessions they could carry with them"
pioneer, open up(verb)
open up an area or prepare a way
"She pioneered a graduate program for women students"
take the lead or initiative in; participate in the development of
"This South African surgeon pioneered heart transplants"
open up and explore a new area
Pioneer(v. t. & i.)
to take part in the early development of; to break ground in; to invent or originate.
One who goes before, as into the wilderness, preparing the way for others to follow
A person who is first or among the earliest in any field of inquiry, enterprise, or progress
A soldier detailed or employed to form roads, dig trenches, and make bridges, as an army advances; a sapper.
A member of any of several European organizations advocating abstinence from alcohol.
A child of 1016 years in the former Soviet Union, in the second of the three stages in becoming a member of the Communist Party.
To go before and prepare or open a way for; to act as pioneer.
Origin: From pionier, peonier, from peon (modern French: pion). See pawn in chess.
a soldier detailed or employed to form roads, dig trenches, and make bridges, as an army advances
one who goes before, as into the wilderness, preparing the way for others to follow; as, pioneers of civilization; pioneers of reform
to go before, and prepare or open a way for; to act as pioneer
Origin: [F. pionier, orig., a foot soldier, OF. peonier, fr. OF. peon a foot soldier, F. pion. See Pawn in chess.]
Pioneer is a village in Williams County, Ohio, United States. The population was 1,369 at the 2010 census.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
pī-ō-nēr′, n. one of a party of soldiers who clear the road before an army, sink mines, &c.: one who goes before to prepare the way for others.—v.t. to act as pioneer to.—ns. Pī′oner (Shak.), a pioneer; Pī′oning (Spens.), the work of pioneers: military works. [O. Fr. peonier (Fr. pionnier)—pion, a foot-soldier—Low L. pedo, pedonis, a foot-soldier—L. pes, pedis, a foot.]
The numerical value of pioneer in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of pioneer in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Pioneer is burning cash and its reserves are not growing.
Perry Brass is a pioneer of gay literature," ForeWord Magazine
The idea is to pioneer an American-style works council, with a Tennessee flavor.
You are/will remain a prisoner of your past rather than a pioneer of your future until you refuse/quit outrightly to live in your past/good old days. You can say I said so.
America is the civilization of people engaged in transforming themselves. In the past, the stars of the performance were the pioneer and the immigrant. Today, it is youth and the Black.
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- піянер, піянеркаBelarusian
- pionýr, průkopníkCzech
- Pionier, WegbereiterGerman
- pionnier, pionnièreFrench
- utász, pajtás, pionír, úttörőHungarian
- ピオネール, パイオニア, 先駆者Japanese
- pionier, pioneerDutch
- пионер, пионерка, первооткрыватель, первопроходецRussian
- pionir, пионирSerbo-Croatian
- priekopník, pionierSlovak
- піонер, піонеркаUkrainian
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