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start

start

 
 
pronunciation:
start
parts of speech:
verb, noun
phrases:
start over
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part of speech: verb
inflections: started, starting, starts
definition 1: to begin activity or operation.
The movie will start at seven o'clock.School starts in September.
antonyms:
halt, stop
similar words:
begin, get
definition 2: to make something begin or become active.
She started the car.The wood was wet, so we couldn't start a fire.
synonyms:
begin
antonyms:
conclude, end, stop
similar words:
activate, establish, introduce, lead off
definition 3: to begin to do something.
He started to read, but the phone rang.He started doing his homework after dinner.
 
part of speech: noun
definition: the beginning of something.
We're excited about the start of summer.
synonyms:
beginning
antonyms:
end, termination
phrase: start over
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