- Word Combinations (noun)
|part of speech:
||the first stage; beginning.
Everyone was happy and excited at the outset of the trip.We could never have predicted at the outset of our project the obstacles that we were about to face.He's been unhappy at that school from the very outset.
- beginning, commencement, first, inception, onset, start
- similar words:
- birth, conception, dawn, debut, embarkation, genesis, head, initiation, kickoff, morning, origin, threshold, top
||dawn, germ, oncoming, origin, primary, threshold