Antonyms of adj secondhand

2 senses of secondhand

Sense 1
secondhand -- (derived from what is primary or original; not firsthand; "a secondhand report"; "a secondhand account of a memory of something once read"; "most of our knowledge is secondhand")

INDIRECT (VIA secondary) -> primary -- (of first rank or importance or value; direct and immediate rather than secondary; "primary goals"; "a primary effect"; "primary sources"; "a primary interest")

Sense 2
secondhand, used -- (previously used or owned by another; "bought a secondhand (or used) car")

INDIRECT (VIA old) -> new -- (not of long duration; having just (or relatively recently) come into being or been made or acquired or discovered; "a new law"; "new cars"; "a new comet"; "a new friend"; "a new year"; "the New World")

Similarity of adj secondhand

2 senses of secondhand

Sense 1
secondhand -- (derived from what is primary or original; not firsthand; "a secondhand report"; "a secondhand account of a memory of something once read"; "most of our knowledge is secondhand")
       => secondary (vs. primary) -- (being of second rank or importance or value; not direct or immediate; "the stone will be hauled to a secondary crusher"; "a secondary source"; "a secondary issue"; "secondary streams")

Sense 2
secondhand, used -- (previously used or owned by another; "bought a secondhand (or used) car")
       => old (vs. new) -- (of long duration; not new; "old tradition"; "old house"; "old wine"; "old country"; "old friendships"; "old money")

Synonyms of adv secondhand

1 sense of secondhand

Sense 1
secondhand -- (by indirect means; "I heard about it only secondhand or thirdhand"; "he prefers to buy secondhand")

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