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Definition 1: an unmarried girl (especially a virgin) - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for maiden in the sense of this definition

(maiden is a kind of ...) a young female

"a young lady of 18"

(... is a kind of maiden ) a young unmarried woman

(... is an instance of maiden) (Greek mythology) a maiden seduced by Zeus; when Hera was about to discover them together Zeus turned her into a white heifer

Definition 2: (cricket) an over in which no runs are scored - [noun denoting time]

Synonyms for maiden in the sense of this definition

(maiden is a kind of ...) (cricket) the division of play during which six balls are bowled at the batsman by one player from the other team from the same end of the pitch

(maiden belongs to category ...) a game played with a ball and bat by two teams of 11 players; teams take turns trying to score runs

Definition 3: serving to set in motion - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where maiden or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the magazine's inaugural issue
  • the initiative phase in the negotiations
  • an initiatory step toward a treaty
  • his first (or maiden) speech in Congress
  • the liner's maiden voyage

Synonyms for maiden in the sense of this definition

(maiden is similar to ...) first or beginning

"the memorable opening bars of Beethoven's Fifth" "the play's opening scene"

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