commence

What are the hypernyms for commence?

Hypernyms for commence

start commence begin lead off

Definitions for commence

  • 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 - get off the ground; "Who started this company?"; "We embarked on an exciting enterprise"; "I start my day with a good breakfast"; "We began the new semester"; "The afternoon session begins at 4 PM"; "The blood shed started when the partisans launched a surprise attack"
  • Pronounciation of commence

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    Synonyms for commence

    get set out start out lead off get down start start up begin set about embark on

    Antonyms for commence

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    Holonyms for commence

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    Hyponyms for commence

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

    Meronyms for commence

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    Sounds like commence

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