Synonyms of alpha


1. alpha, letter, letter of the alphabet, alphabetic character

usage: the 1st letter of the Greek alphabet

2. alpha, start

usage: the beginning of a series or sequence; "the Alpha and Omega, the first and the last, the beginning and the end"--Revelations


1. alpha, important (vs. unimportant), of import

usage: first in order of importance; "the alpha male in the group of chimpanzees"; "the alpha star in a constellation is the brightest or main star"

2. alpha, exploratory (vs. nonexploratory), explorative

usage: early testing stage of a software or hardware product; "alpha version"

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Definition and meaning of alpha (Dictionary)