What does Pioneer mean?

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ˌpaɪ əˈnɪərPioneer

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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"

GCIDE

  1. Pioneer(v. t. & i.)

    to take part in the early development of; to break ground in; to invent or originate.

Wiktionary

  1. pioneer(Noun)

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

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

  2. pioneer(Noun)

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

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

  3. pioneer(Noun)

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

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

  4. pioneer(Noun)

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

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

  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.

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

  6. pioneer(Verb)

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

    Etymology: 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

    Etymology: [F. pionier, orig., a foot soldier, OF. peonier, fr. OF. peon a foot soldier, F. pion. See Pawn in chess.]

  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

    Etymology: [F. pionier, orig., a foot soldier, OF. peonier, fr. OF. peon a foot soldier, F. pion. See Pawn in chess.]

  3. Pioneer

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

    Etymology: [F. pionier, orig., a foot soldier, OF. peonier, fr. OF. peon a foot soldier, F. pion. See Pawn in chess.]

Freebase

  1. Pioneer

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

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Pioneer

    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.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Pioneer in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Pioneer in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of Pioneer in a Sentence

  1. Cubs Chairman Tom Ricketts:

    Words can not express how important Ernie Banks will always be to the Chicago Cubs, the city of Chicago and Major League Baseball, ernie Banks was a pioneer in the major leagues. And more importantly, Ernie Banks was the warmest and most sincere person I've ever known.

  2. Emeasoba George:

    Letting go is simply, refusing to be intimidated by your/one's past. It is as well, not allowing your past failures or mistakes to affect your present life and the future ahead of you. Do remember, whoever that refuses to let go of his or her past is likely to ruin his or her future. Moreover, if you keep on living in your past. You will become a prisoner of your past rather than a pioneer of your future.

  3. Perry Brass:

    Perry Brass is a pioneer of gay literature," ForeWord Magazine

  4. Matt Schlapp:

    But the summer vacation itinerary that closely resembles a Super-Tuesday swing is n’t the only reason political watchers think the social network pioneer may try his hand at politics. Mark Zuckerberg also recently hired former Clinton pollster Joel Benenson to work at the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, a charitable foundation the CEO runs with his wife, which already has former Obama campaign guru David Plouffe on the payroll. You don’t tend to hire pollsters unless you want to know what people are thinking, so my guess is the pollster is helping him understand the American people.

  5. Yossi Cadan:

    The United States will probably not be the pioneer here.

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