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English adjective: maiden

1. maiden serving to set in motion


SamplesThe magazine's inaugural issue.
The initiative phase in the negotiations.
An initiatory step toward a treaty.
His first (or maiden) speech in Congress.
The liner's maiden voyage.


Synonymsfirst, inaugural, initiative, initiatory


Similaropening


Antonymsclosing


English noun: maiden

1. maiden (person) an unmarried girl (especially a virgin)


Synonymsmaid


Broader (hypernym)fille, girl, miss, missy, young lady, young woman


Narrower (hyponym)damoiselle, damosel, damozel, damsel, demoiselle


Instance hyponymIo

2. maiden (time) (cricket) an over in which no runs are scored


Synonymsmaiden over


Broader (hypernym)over


Domain categorycricket









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