Key: "S:" = Show Synset (semantic) relations, "W:" = Show Word (lexical) relations
Display options for sense: (gloss) "an example sentence"
- S: (n) start (the beginning of anything) "it was off to a good start"
- S: (n) beginning, commencement, first, outset, get-go, start, kickoff, starting time, showtime, offset (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"
- S: (n) start, starting (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"
- S: (n) startle, jump, start (a sudden involuntary movement) "he awoke with a start"
- S: (n) beginning, start, commencement (the act of starting something) "he was responsible for the beginning of negotiations"
- S: (n) start, starting line, scratch, scratch line (a line indicating the location of the start of a race or a game)
- S: (n) starting signal, start (a signal to begin (as in a race)) "the starting signal was a green light"; "the runners awaited the start"
- S: (n) start, head start (the advantage gained by beginning early (as in a race)) "with an hour's start he will be hard to catch"
- S: (v) get down, begin, get, start out, start, set about, set out, commence (take the first step or steps in carrying out an action) "We began working at dawn"; "Who will start?"; "Get working as soon as the sun rises!"; "The first tourists began to arrive in Cambodia"; "He began early in the day"; "Let's get down to work now"
- S: (v) begin, lead off, start, commence (set in motion, cause to start) "The U.S. started a war in the Middle East"; "The Iraqis began hostilities"; "begin a new chapter in your life"
- S: (v) depart, part, start, start out, set forth, set off, set out, take off (leave) "The family took off for Florida"
- S: (v) begin, start (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"
- S: (v) originate, initiate, start (bring into being) "He initiated a new program"; "Start a foundation"
- S: (v) start, start up, embark on, commence (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"
- S: (v) startle, jump, start (move or jump suddenly, as if in surprise or alarm) "She startled when I walked into the room"
- S: (v) start, start up (get going or set in motion) "We simply could not start the engine"; "start up the computer"
- S: (v) start, go, get going (begin or set in motion) "I start at eight in the morning"; "Ready, set, go!"
- S: (v) start, take up (begin work or acting in a certain capacity, office or job) "Take up a position"; "start a new job"
- S: (v) start (play in the starting lineup)
- S: (v) begin, start (have a beginning characterized in some specified way) "The novel begins with a murder"; "My property begins with the three maple trees"; "Her day begins with a workout"; "The semester begins with a convocation ceremony"
- S: (v) begin, start (begin an event that is implied and limited by the nature or inherent function of the direct object) "begin a cigar"; "She started the soup while it was still hot"; "We started physics in 10th grade"
- S: (v) start, protrude, pop, pop out, bulge, bulge out, bug out, come out (bulge outward) "His eyes popped"