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Synonyms for pioneer
ˌpaɪ əˈnɪər

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  1. pioneer, innovator, trailblazer, groundbreaker(noun)

    someone who helps to open up a new line of research or technology or art

    groundbreaker, innovator, trailblazer

  2. pioneer(verb)

    one the first colonists or settlers in a new territory

    "they went west as pioneers with only the possessions they could carry with them"

    groundbreaker, innovator, trailblazer

  3. pioneer, open up(verb)

    open up an area or prepare a way

    "She pioneered a graduate program for women students"

    open up, open, initiate

  4. initiate, pioneer(verb)

    take the lead or initiative in; participate in the development of

    "This South African surgeon pioneered heart transplants"

    induct, originate, initiate, open up, broach, lead up, start

  5. pioneer(verb)

    open up and explore a new area

    "pioneer space"

    open up, initiate


  1. pioneer(verb)

    break new ground, push the envelope

  2. pioneer(verb)

    To go before and prepare or open a way for; to act as pioneer.

    break new ground, push the envelope

Editors Contribution

  1. explorer

    Submitted by anonymous on January 19, 2021  

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  1. Utah County:

    In true pioneer spirit, Utah County is honored to be the first place where a Blockchain vote was casted in a presidential general election.

  2. Johnny Wowk:

    I've been eating and promoting organic foods long before Doctor Oz came on the scene. I'm a pioneer in pushing organics.

  3. Maren Morris:

    I just want them all to know how much we love them back and just check out their music after this. It's Linda Martell, Yola, Mickey Guyton, Rissi Palmer, Brittney Spencer, Rhiannon Giddens, there are so many amazing Black women that pioneered and continue to pioneer this genre, and I know they're going to come after me, and they've come before me, but you've made this genre so, so beautiful. I hope you know that we see you. Thank you for making me so inspired as a singer in this genre.

  4. Shell Netherlands:

    In order to realize this project, we will need several new partners, together we will have to pioneer and innovate to bring together all the available knowledge and skills.

  5. Perry Brass:

    Perry Brass is a pioneer of gay literature," ForeWord Magazine

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    • B. malleable
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