start

125 synonyms found

Pronunciation:

[stˈɑːt], [stˈɑːt], [s_t_ˈɑː_t]
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Synonyms for Start:

beginning (noun)

Genesis, babyhood, beginning, commencement, conception, cradle, creation, derivation, earliness, embryo, emergence, hatching, inauguration, inception, infancy, introduction, nascency, nativity, origin, precursor, prelude, preparation, source.

begin (verb)

begin, birth, bud, commence, conceive, create, dawn, develop, embark, emerge, form, germinate, hatch, inaugurate, induct, initialize, initiate, introduce, originate, prepare, spring, sprout, stem, undertake.

originate (verb)

generate, institute, invent, produce.

Other synonyms and related words:

base, basis, bowl down, bowl over, break open, bring up, broach, come apart at the seams, electrify, enkindle, establish, fire, flush, found, get off, give a start, give a turn, give away, give way, go forth, head start, hitch, issue, issue forth, jar, jolt, jump, kindle, launch, light up, outset, outsetting, outstart, pluck, point of departure, put forth, put in motion, sally, sally forth, set agoing, set forth, set forward, set going, set in motion, set on foot, set out, set up, setoff, setout, spark, spring a leak, stagger, start aside, start going, start out, start the ball rolling, start-off, starting, starting place, starting point, startle, strike out, take aback, take off, take out, takeoff, touch off, trigger, turn, tweak, twitch, unsettle, upset, wrench.

Rhymes for Start:

  1. dart, carte, cart, chart, bart, tart, part, mart, hart, heart, art, smart, harte;
  2. descartes, apart, impart, restart, depart;

Quotes for Start:

  1. Sometimes, you start with the drawing and then the gag comes to you in the middle of it. That is when you start working on the solution of the gag, which is composition, placing, equilibrium, and character design. Sergio Aragones.
  2. You start chasing a ball and your brain immediately commands your body to 'Run forward, bend, scoop up the ball, peg it to the infield,' then your body says, 'Who me?' Joe DiMaggio.
  3. If you start with character, you probably will end up with good drawings. Chuck Jones.

Idioms of Start:

  1. bring up with a start
  2. get off to a flying start
  3. start up with;