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ADJECTIVE (1)

1. of the highest quality;
- Example: "an ace reporter"
- Example: "a crack shot"
- Example: "a first-rate golfer"
- Example: "a super party"
- Example: "played top-notch tennis"
- Example: "an athlete in tiptop condition"
- Example: "she is absolutely tops"
[syn: ace, A-one, crack, first-rate, super, tiptop, topnotch, top-notch, tops(p)]


ADVERB (1)

1. quite well;
- Example: "she doesn't feel first-rate today"
[syn: first-rate, very well]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

First-rate \First"-rate`\ (f[~e]rst"r[=a]t`), a. Of the highest excellence; pre["e]minent in quality, size, or estimation. [1913 Webster] Our only first-rate body of contemporary poetry is the German. --M. Arnold. [1913 Webster] Hermocrates . . . a man of first-rate ability. --Jowett (Thucyd). [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

First-rate \First"-rate`\, n. (Naut.) A war vessel of the highest grade or the most powerful class. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

first-rate \first-rate\ adj. 1. of the highest quality; as, a first-rate reporter. Syn: ace, A-one, first-class, super, tip-top, topnotch, tops(predicate). [WordNet 1.5]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

first-rate adv 1: quite well; "she doesn't feel first-rate today" [syn: first-rate, very well] adj 1: of the highest quality; "an ace reporter"; "a crack shot"; "a first-rate golfer"; "a super party"; "played top-notch tennis"; "an athlete in tiptop condition"; "she is absolutely tops" [syn: ace, A-one, crack, first-rate, super, tiptop, topnotch, top-notch, tops(p)]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

21 Moby Thesaurus words for "first-rate": ace, admirable, crack, excellent, exceptional, extraordinary, fine, first-class, great, high-grade, matchless, outstanding, prime, remarkable, superb, superior, top, top-notch, unparalleled, unsurpassed, wizard