pioneer - definition and synonyms

 
verb [transitive] 

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/ˌpaɪəˈnɪə(r)/
present tense
I/you/we/theypioneer
he/she/itpioneers
present participlepioneering
past tensepioneered
past participlepioneered
  1. to be a pioneer doing something for the first time

    The approach was pioneered by American therapist Dr Bruce Fisher.