alpha - definitions and synonyms

alpha noun

  1. English Meaning: 

    : the 1st letter of the Greek alphabet

  2. English Meaning: 

    : the beginning of a series or sequence

    Example Sentenses:

    • the Alpha and Omega, the first and the last, the beginning and the end

alpha adjective

  1. English Meaning: 

    : first in order of importance

    Example Sentenses:

    • the alpha male in the group of chimpanzees

    • the alpha star in a constellation is the brightest or main star

  2. English Meaning: 

    : early testing stage of a software or hardware product

    Example Sentenses:

    • alpha version