What are the synonyms for start?

Synonyms for start

starting starting line outset showtime startle scratch get-go offset beginning jump head start scratch line kickoff commencement starting signal first starting time start out lead off initiate get going set off pop out come out get down set about start up depart take off bulge take up begin set out embark on part protrude bulge out get commence originate go set forth pop bug out

Definitions for start

  • noun - the act of starting something; "he was responsible for the beginning of negotiations"
  • noun - a turn to be a starter (in a game at the beginning); "he got his start because one of the regular pitchers was in the hospital"; "his starting meant that the coach thought he was one of their best linemen"
  • 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
  • noun - a sudden involuntary movement; "he awoke with a start"
  • verb - play in the starting lineup
  • verb - bring into being; "He initiated a new program"; "Start a foundation"
  • 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"
  • verb - get going or set in motion; "We simply could not start the engine"; "start up the computer"
  • verb - begin or set in motion; "I start at eight in the morning"; "Ready
  • verb - move or jump suddenly
  • verb - leave; "The family took off for Florida"
  • verb - bulge outward; "His eyes popped"
  • verb - begin work or acting in a certain capacity
  • 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"
  • noun - the advantage gained by beginning early (as in a race); "with an hour's start he will be hard to catch"
  • noun - a signal to begin (as in a race); "the starting signal was a green light"; "the runners awaited the start"
  • noun - the beginning of anything; "it was off to a good start"
  • noun - a line indicating the location of the start of a race or a game
  • noun - the time at which something is supposed to begin; "they got an early start"; "she knew from the get-go that he was the man for her"
  • Pronounciation of start

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    Antonyms for start

    finish stop

    Holonyms for start

    No holonyms found for start.

    Hypernyms for start

    play instinctive reflex physiological reaction advantage sign point in time reflex innate reflex vantage beginning change of state reflex response inborn reflex signal line turn reflex action unconditioned reflex signaling point lead off leave change form make start go forth deform create commence go away act begin move change shape be

    Hyponyms for start

    point of departure constitution organisation launching first step groundbreaking inauguration foundation innovation installment resumption Moro reflex adrenarche oncoming opener send-off incipiency threshold activation establishment introduction unveiling initiative groundbreaking ceremony startup institution instauration instalment recommencement startle response wince menarche morning alpha start-off incipience springboard attack formation debut entry opening move housing start initiation origination installation jump ball scrum startle reaction flinch thelarche flying start opening night racing start terminus a quo jumping-off point tone-beginning organization first appearance face-off opening icebreaker founding creation installing kickoff scrummage startle reflex onset running start curtain raising birth starting point recommence get to launch get cracking get weaving jump-start set off commence initiate date from hot-wire crank up get off the ground rear back blaze take office set in strike out auspicate come on bestir oneself get started inaugurate start set kick off restart jump take off jackrabbit blaze out erupt kick in fall break in embark get going get rolling usher in start up go back open re-start go on shy lift off sally forth break out dawn jump off plunge enter get moving jumpstart introduce embark on lead up date back kick-start crank come up boggle roar off sally out bud originate

    Meronyms for start

    No meronyms found for start.

    Sounds like start

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