Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun first_base

3 senses of first base

Sense 1
first base -- (the base that must be touched first by a base runner in baseball)
       => base, bag -- (a place that the runner must touch before scoring; "he scrambled to get back to the bag")

Sense 2
first base, first -- (the fielding position of the player on a baseball team who is stationed at first of the bases in the infield (counting counterclockwise from home plate))
       => position -- ((in team sports) the role assigned to an individual player; "what position does he play?")

Sense 3
first base -- (the initial stage in accomplishing something; "we didn't get to first base with that approach")
       => first step, initiative, opening move, opening -- (the first of a series of actions)

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