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launch1

launch1

 
 
pronunciation:
lawnch
parts of speech:
verb, noun
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part of speech: verb
inflections: launched, launches, launching
definition 1: to put in motion with force.
He launched the paper airplane.
 
synonyms:
propel
similar words:
catapult, deliver, drive, issue, push, shove, spur, thrust
definition 2: to put in the water.
They launched the new boat today.
similar words:
buoy
definition 3: to start.
She launched her campaign for president.
synonyms:
begin, commence, inaugurate, start
similar words:
embark, initiate, introduce
definition 4: to start forth.
The rocket launched into space.
synonyms:
start
similar words:
begin, commence, depart, sail
 
part of speech: noun
definition: the act of launching or an instance of launching.
The launch of the space shuttle is planned for tomorrow.
similar words:
blastoff, commencement, inauguration, kickoff
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