Definitions for pioneerˌpaɪ əˈnɪər

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. pioneer, innovator, trailblazer, groundbreaker(noun)

    someone who helps to open up a new line of research or technology or art

  2. pioneer(verb)

    one the first colonists or settlers in a new territory

    "they went west as pioneers with only the possessions they could carry with them"

  3. pioneer, open up(verb)

    open up an area or prepare a way

    "She pioneered a graduate program for women students"

  4. initiate, pioneer(verb)

    take the lead or initiative in; participate in the development of

    "This South African surgeon pioneered heart transplants"

  5. pioneer(verb)

    open up and explore a new area

    "pioneer space"

Wiktionary

  1. pioneer(Noun)

    One who goes before, as into the wilderness, preparing the way for others to follow

  2. pioneer(Noun)

    A person who is first or among the earliest in any field of inquiry, enterprise, or progress

  3. pioneer(Noun)

    A soldier detailed or employed to form roads, dig trenches, and make bridges, as an army advances; a sapper.

  4. pioneer(Noun)

    A member of any of several European organizations advocating abstinence from alcohol.

  5. pioneer(Noun)

    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.

  6. pioneer(Verb)

    To go before and prepare or open a way for; to act as pioneer.

  7. Origin: From pionier, peonier, from peon (modern French: pion). See pawn in chess.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Pioneer(noun)

    a soldier detailed or employed to form roads, dig trenches, and make bridges, as an army advances

  2. Pioneer(noun)

    one who goes before, as into the wilderness, preparing the way for others to follow; as, pioneers of civilization; pioneers of reform

  3. Pioneer

    to go before, and prepare or open a way for; to act as pioneer

Freebase

  1. Pioneer

    Pioneer is a village in Williams County, Ohio, United States. The population was 1,369 at the 2010 census.


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