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Synonyms for start

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to come into being

to move suddenly and involuntarily

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to draw away involuntarily, usually out of fear or disgust

a sudden and involuntary movement

a factor conducive to superiority and success

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a turn to be a starter (in a game at the beginning)

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a line indicating the location of the start of a race or a game

a signal to begin (as in a race)

the advantage gained by beginning early (as in a race)

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have a beginning, in a temporal, spatial, or evaluative sense

move or jump suddenly, as if in surprise or alarm

get going or set in motion

begin or set in motion

begin work or acting in a certain capacity, office or job

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play in the starting lineup

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have a beginning characterized in some specified way

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begin an event that is implied and limited by the nature or inherent function of the direct object

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Jo Harrington-Coonan, careers advisor at Redcar Academy, added: "The Start Something Social project has been a brilliant opportunity for our students to show how passionate they are about improving our community, and has uncovered some budding social entrepreneurs.
looks like a day to start something or keep starting something
In a way it's easier to start something than to take over an institution that has been established for many years.
I saw a need in the community, and it only takes one person to start something to help so I thought I'd he that person," Bryanna says.
We needed quickly to start something, otherwise in a month or two we would probably be on the street.
He said: ``I didn't start something six months ago just to leave halfway through.
Straight Talk: "We don't want to reinvent the wheel every time we start something.
The 14-year-old co-star of The Bernie Mac Show decided to open Baked Ice, a Pasadena, California-based ice cream shop over a year ago "I wanted to try something new that no other kid that I know of has done before Usually they'll start something with fashion, but ice cream was different.
We're going to start something at the beginning of the 40-minute set, and by the end it's going to make sense.
I'm an eddy in the river of women, a wallflower, unchatted-up by my sisters and unsure how to start something in the absence of the comforting assertiveness of men.
That's why when I start something it is something positive that will not harm my people only enhance their lives.
Three years later, they're back with its follow-up, the more accomplished Start Something, on which fans will see the band noticeably settling into their groove.
The band first appeared at the Nag's Head, Queens Road, two year ago and seemed to start something of a renaissance at the Nag's.
The album, tentatively entitled Start Something, is currently being recorded in Los Angeles with producer Eric Valentine but there's still no news on a release date.