Definition of First down

1. Noun. (American football) The first play in a series that has a maximum of four downs. ¹

2. Noun. (American football) The act of getting a ''first down'' by advancing the ball more than ten yards ahead of the field position where the team took possession. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of First Down

first cousin once removed
first cousin twice removed
first cousins
first cousins once removed
first cousins twice removed
first cranial nerve
first cuneiform bone
first day cover
first declension
first degree
first degree A-V block
first degree burn
first dentition
first derivative
first dibs
first down (current term)
first duodenal sphincter
first e-rights
first estate
first fiddle
first finger
first flight cover
first flight covers
first floor
first folio
first footing
first freedom fights
first fruits
first fundamental form
first gear

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