What does firsthand mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. firsthand(adverb)

    received directly from a source

    "firsthand information"

  2. firsthand, at first hand(adverb)

    from the original source; directly

    "I heard this story firsthand"

Wiktionary

  1. firsthand(Adjective)

    Direct, without intermediate stages.

    firsthand knowledge

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of firsthand in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of firsthand in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of firsthand in a Sentence

  1. Dianne Feinstein:

    You have to remember how I became mayor. I became mayor after being defeated twice as a product of assassination, of the mayor being killed and the first openly gay public official in America being killed by a friend and colleague of mine. So I saw firsthand when a city becomes divided, I saw and watched while squad cars (were) being blown up in a riot.

  2. Nydia Velazquez:

    Not only are ICE raids an unconscionable attack on our most vulnerable communities, any attempt by immigration officers to deceivingly pose as local police ought to be prohibited, after holding various 'Know Your Rights' workshops in my district, I've heard firsthand from families who fear reporting crime or engaging with the police due to the potential of getting caught up with immigration agents. This only makes our communities less safe.

  3. Kurt Busch:

    Everybody on the outside can tell me I'm crazy, but I lived on the inside and saw it firsthand.

  4. Senator Harris in a statement:

    My mother raised my sister and me while working demanding, long hours, so, I know firsthand that, for many working parents, juggling between school schedules and work schedules is a common cause of stress and financial hardship.

  5. Maria Cardona:

    She has an opportunity to wield tremendous power and influence. That can't be overstated. I have seen firsthand how audiences respond to her, big and small, she is going to be a tremendous asset.

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