What are the hypernyms for begin?

Hypernyms for begin

talk verbalize attain be speak verbalise reach utter achieve act mouth accomplish move

Definitions for begin

  • verb - take the first step or steps in carrying out an action; "We began working at dawn"; "Who will start?"; "Get working as soon as the sun rises!"; "The first tourists began to arrive in Cambodia"; "He began early in the day"; "Let's get down to work now"
  • verb - set in motion
  • verb - begin to speak or say; "Now listen
  • verb - begin to speak
  • verb - achieve or accomplish in the least degree
  • verb - begin an event that is implied and limited by the nature or inherent function of the direct object; "begin a cigar"; "She started the soup while it was still hot"; "We started physics in 10th grade"
  • verb - have a beginning
  • verb - have a beginning characterized in some specified way; "The novel begins with a murder"; "My property begins with the three maple trees"; "Her day begins with a workout"; "The semester begins with a convocation ceremony"
  • verb - have a beginning
  • verb - be the first item or point
  • noun - Israeli statesman (born in Russia) who (as prime minister of Israel) negotiated a peace treaty with Anwar Sadat (then the president of Egypt) (1913-1992)
  • Pronounciation of begin

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    Synonyms for begin

    Menachem Begin get down set about get set out start out commence start lead off

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    Holonyms for begin

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    Hyponyms for begin

    recommence get to plunge enter get moving jumpstart introduce embark on bud originate strike out auspicate launch get cracking get weaving jump-start set off commence set in fall attack come on bestir oneself get started inaugurate start erupt kick in jump off break in embark get going get rolling usher in start up break out dawn

    Meronyms for begin

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    Sounds like begin

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