Another word for start


beginning, commencement, first, get-go, kickoff, offset, outset, showtime, start, starting time - the time at which something is supposed to begin

Example:- they got an early start

start - the beginning of anything

Example:- it was off to a good start

head start, start - the advantage gained by beginning early (as in a race)

Example:- with an hour's start he will be hard to catch

beginning, commencement, start - the act of starting something

Example:- he was responsible for the beginning of negotiations

start, starting - a turn to be a starter (in a game at the beginning)

Example:- he got his start because one of the regular pitchers was in the hospital

jump, start, startle - a sudden involuntary movement

Example:- he awoke with a start

start, starting signal - a signal to begin (as in a race)

Example:- the starting signal was a green light

scratch, scratch line, start, starting line - a line indicating the location of the start of a race or a game


begin, commence, get, get down, set about, set out, start, start out - take the first step or steps in carrying out an action

Example:- We began working at dawn

begin, commence, lead off, start - set in motion, cause to start

Example:- The U.S. started a war in the Middle East

start - play in the starting lineup

jump, start, startle - move or jump suddenly, as if in surprise or alarm

Example:- She startled when I walked into the room

depart, part, set forth, set off, set out, start, start out, take off - leave

Example:- The family took off for Florida

begin, start - have a beginning, in a temporal, spatial, or evaluative sense

Example:- The DMZ begins right over the hill

begin, start - have a beginning characterized in some specified way

Example:- The novel begins with a murder

commence, embark on, start, start up - get off the ground

Example:- Who started this company?

start, start up - get going or set in motion

Example:- We simply could not start the engine

bug out, bulge, bulge out, come out, pop, pop out, protrude, start - bulge outward

Example:- His eyes popped

initiate, originate, start - bring into being

Example:- He initiated a new program

start, take up - begin work or acting in a certain capacity, office or job

Example:- Take up a position

get going, go, start - begin or set in motion

Example:- I start at eight in the morning

begin, start - begin an event that is implied and limited by the nature or inherent function of the direct object

Example:- begin a cigar

Tweets containing the word start

Source : WordNet