Synonyms for pioneer

Synonyms for (noun) pioneer

Synonyms: pioneer

Definition: one the first colonists or settlers in a new territory

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

Similar words: settler, colonist

Definition: a person who settles in a new colony or moves into new country


Synonyms: pioneer, groundbreaker, innovator, trailblazer

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

Similar words: originator, conceiver, mastermind

Definition: someone who creates new things

Synonyms for (verb) pioneer

Synonyms: pioneer

Definition: open up and explore a new area

Usage: pioneer space

Similar words: explore

Definition: travel to or penetrate into

Usage: explore unknown territory in biology


Synonyms: initiate, pioneer

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

Usage: This South African surgeon pioneered heart transplants

Similar words: cause, do, make

Definition: give rise to; cause to happen or occur, not always intentionally

Usage: cause a commotion; make a stir; cause an accident


Synonyms: pioneer, open up

Definition: open up an area or prepare a way

Usage: She pioneered a graduate program for women students

Similar words: introduce, innovate

Definition: bring something new to an environment

Usage: A new word processor was introduced