Results for start

Definitions of start:

part of speech: verb intransitive

To move suddenly and quickly; spring; leap; bound; to make a startled movement or spring, as from surprise, etc.; set out; as, to start on a journey; begin a race, career, etc.; as, to start in business; become loosened.

part of speech: noun

A sudden motion or twitch, as of pain, joy, etc.; a quick spring; a going forth; as, an early start; outset; as, get it right at the start; a beginning; as, a start in business; lead; as, he had the start of them.

part of speech: verb intransitive

To move suddenly aside: to wince: to deviate: to begin.

part of speech: verb transitive

To originate action in, or set going; as, to start a clock; rouse suddenly from concealment; as, to start a hare; originate or begin; as, to start a quarrel; to draw from a cask or draw the contents from.

part of speech: noun

A sudden movement: a sudden motion of the body: a sudden rousing to motion: an unexpected movement: a sally: a sudden fit: a quick spring: the first motion from a point or place: the outset.

part of speech: noun

A beginning.

part of speech: noun

A sudden and momentary twitching motion of the body; a sudden motion of the body caused by fear; a sudden rousing to action; a sudden fit; a quick spring; first motion from a place; act of setting out; advantage in the outset.

part of speech: verb transitive

To cause to move suddenly: to disturb suddenly: to rouse suddenly from concealment: to set in motion: to call forth: to invent or discover: to move suddenly from its place: to loosen: to empty: to pour out.

part of speech: verb

To disturb suddenly, as by fear or ill news; to bring or put into motion; to move suddenly; to shift from its place; to set out; to commence; to bring into view or notice.

part of speech: noun

Starter.

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