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commencement, start, beginning
n. the act of starting something; "he was responsible for the beginning of negotiations"
starting, start
n. 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"
start, jump, startle
n. a sudden involuntary movement; "he awoke with a start"
head start, start
n. the advantage gained by beginning early (as in a race); "with an hour's start he will be hard to catch"
starting signal, start
n. a signal to begin (as in a race); "the starting signal was a green light"; "the runners awaited the start"
start
n. the beginning of anything; "it was off to a good start"
scratch line, starting line, scratch, start
n. a line indicating the location of the start of a race or a game
get-go, starting time, offset, showtime, kickoff, start, outset, first, commencement, beginning
n. 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"
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start, begin
v. have a beginning, in a temporal, spatial, or evaluative sense; "The DMZ begins right over the hill"; "The second movement begins after the Allegro"; "Prices for these homes start at $250,000"
start
v. play in the starting lineup
embark on, start up, commence, start
v. 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"
start up, start
v. get going or set in motion; "We simply could not start the engine"; "start up the computer"
get going, go, start
v. begin or set in motion; "I start at eight in the morning"; "Ready, set, go!"
take off, set out, set off, set forth, start out, start, part, depart
v. leave; "The family took off for Florida"
take up, start
v. begin work or acting in a certain capacity, office or job; "Take up a position"; "start a new job"
execute a program, start, run, launch
v. to execute a program or a command
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coming, advent
n. arrival that has been awaited (especially of something momentous); "the advent of the computer"
appearance
n. the act of appearing in public view; "the rookie made a brief appearance in the first period"; "it was Bernhardt's last appearance in America"
coming, approaching, approach
n. the act of drawing spatially closer to something; "the hunter's approach scattered the geese"
instauration, introduction, innovation, creation, origination, institution, foundation, founding, initiation
n. the act of starting something for the first time; introducing something new; "she looked forward to her initiation as an adult"; "the foundation of a new scientific society"
beginning
n. the event consisting of the start of something; "the beginning of the war"
nascency, nascence, nativity, birth
n. the event of being born; "they celebrated the birth of their first child"
inception, origination, origin
n. an event that is a beginning; a first part or stage of subsequent events
oncoming, onset
n. the beginning or early stages; "the onset of pneumonia"
irruption, eruption, outbreak
n. a sudden violent spontaneous occurrence (usually of some undesirable condition); "the outbreak of hostilities"
early childhood, babyhood, infancy
n. the early stage of growth or development
break of the day, break of day, first light, cockcrow, sunup, sunrise, dayspring, daybreak, aurora, morning, dawning, dawn
n. the first light of day; "we got up before dawn"; "they talked until morning"
generation
n. the production of heat or electricity; "dams were built for the generation of electricity"
excite, stimulate
v. act as a stimulant; "The book stimulated her imagination"; "This play stimulates"
bring forth, generate, sire, mother, father, engender, get, beget
v. make children; "Abraham begot Isaac"; "Men often father children but don't recognize them"
cover
v. play a higher card than the one previously played; "Smith covered again"
go, proceed
v. follow a certain course; "The inauguration went well"; "how did your interview go?"
start, begin
v. have a beginning, in a temporal, spatial, or evaluative sense; "The DMZ begins right over the hill"; "The second movement begins after the Allegro"; "Prices for these homes start at $250,000"
start, begin
v. have a beginning, in a temporal, spatial, or evaluative sense; "The DMZ begins right over the hill"; "The second movement begins after the Allegro"; "Prices for these homes start at $250,000"
begin
v. begin to speak, understand, read, and write a language; "She began Russian at an early age"; "We started French in fourth grade"
begin
v. begin to speak, understand, read, and write a language; "She began Russian at an early age"; "We started French in fourth grade"
emerge
v. become known or apparent; "Some nice results emerged from the study"
dawn
v. become light; "It started to dawn, and we had to get up"
strike, hit
v. affect or afflict suddenly, usually adversely; "We were hit by really bad weather"; "He was stricken with cancer when he was still a teenager"; "The earthquake struck at midnight"
impel, propel
v. cause to move forward with force; "Steam propels this ship"
bring forth, generate
v. bring into existence; "The new manager generated a lot of problems"; "The computer bug generated chaos in the office"; "The computer generated this image"; "The earthquake generated a tsunami"
originate
v. begin a trip at a certain point, as of a plane, train, bus, etc.; "The flight originates in Calcutta"
originate
v. begin a trip at a certain point, as of a plane, train, bus, etc.; "The flight originates in Calcutta"
conceptualise, conceptualize, conceive, gestate
v. have the idea for; "He conceived of a robot that would help paralyzed patients"; "This library was well conceived"
hatch
v. draw, cut, or engrave lines, usually parallel, on metal, wood, or paper; "hatch the sheet"
incite, prompt, move, propel, actuate, motivate
v. give an incentive for action; "This moved me to sacrifice my career"
embark on, start up, commence, start
v. 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"
embark on, start up, commence, start
v. 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"
give rise to, bring about, produce
v. cause to happen, occur or exist; "This procedure produces a curious effect"; "The new law gave rise to many complaints"; "These chemicals produce a noxious vapor"; "the new President must bring about a change in the health care system"
stand up, get up, uprise, rise, arise
v. rise to one's feet; "The audience got up and applauded"
stretch out, stretch
v. extend one's body or limbs; "Let's stretch for a minute--we've been sitting here for over 3 hours"
get away, escape
v. remove oneself from a familiar environment, usually for pleasure or diversion; "We escaped to our summer house for a few days"; "The president of the company never manages to get away during the summer"
seem
v. appear to one's own mind or opinion; "I seem to be misunderstood by everyone"; "I can't seem to learn these Chinese characters"
spring
v. develop suddenly; "The tire sprang a leak"
draw off, take out, draw, withdraw
v. remove (a commodity) from (a supply source); "She drew $2,000 from the account"; "The doctors drew medical supplies from the hospital's emergency bank"
call back
v. return or repeat a telephone call; "I am busy right now--can you call back in an hour?"; "She left a message but the contractor never called back"
desert
v. leave behind; "the students deserted the campus after the end of exam period"
begin
v. achieve or accomplish in the least degree, usually used in the negative; "This economic measure doesn't even begin to deal with the problem of inflation"; "You cannot even begin to understand the problem we had to deal with during the war"
begin
v. achieve or accomplish in the least degree, usually used in the negative; "This economic measure doesn't even begin to deal with the problem of inflation"; "You cannot even begin to understand the problem we had to deal with during the war"
execute a program, start, run, launch
v. to execute a program or a command
execute a program, start, run, launch
v. to execute a program or a command
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finish
n. (wine tasting) the taste of a wine on the back of the tongue (as it is swallowed); "the wine has a nutty flavor and a pleasant finish"
mop up, windup, closing, culmination, completion
n. a concluding action
finishing, finish
n. the act of finishing; "his best finish in a major tournament was third"; "the speaker's finishing was greeted with applause"
middle
n. time between the beginning and the end of a temporal period; "the middle of the war"; "rain during the middle of April"
ending, end
n. the point in time at which something ends; "the end of the year"; "the ending of warranty period"
expiry, expiration, termination
n. a coming to an end of a contract period; "the expiry of his driver's license"
cease, terminate, finish, stop, end
v. have an end, in a temporal, spatial, or quantitative sense; either spatial or metaphorical; "the bronchioles terminate in a capillary bed"; "Your rights stop where you infringe upon the rights of other"; "My property ends by the bushes"; "The symphony ends in a pianissimo"
snuff it, pop off, drop dead, give-up the ghost, buy the farm, cash in one's chips, kick the bucket, pass away, decease, croak, choke, conk, pass, expire, exit, go, perish, die
v. pass from physical life and lose all bodily attributes and functions necessary to sustain life; "She died from cancer"; "The children perished in the fire"; "The patient went peacefully"; "The old guy kicked the bucket at the age of 102"
climax, culminate
v. end, especially to reach a final or climactic stage; "The meeting culminated in a tearful embrace"
conclude
v. bring to a close; "The committee concluded the meeting"
stop
v. cause to stop; "stop a car"; "stop the thief"
halt, stop
v. come to a halt, stop moving; "the car stopped"; "She stopped in front of a store window"
conk, stall
v. come to a stop; "The car stalled in the driveway"
stall
v. cause an engine to stop; "The inexperienced driver kept stalling the car"
stall
v. cause an airplane to go into a stall
stall
v. experience a stall in flight, of airplanes
come, get, arrive
v. reach a destination; arrive by movement or progress; "She arrived home at 7 o'clock"; "She didn't get to Chicago until after midnight"
close
v. bring together all the elements or parts of; "Management closed ranks"
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