start

[ stahrt ]
/ stɑrt /

verb (used without object)

verb (used with object)

noun

Origin of start

before 1150; (v.) Middle English sterten to rush out, leap (cognate with Middle High German sterzen); replacing Old English styrtan (attested once), cognate with German stürzen; (noun) Middle English stert(e) sudden jerk, leap, derivative of the v.

Related forms

Synonym study

10. See begin.
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British Dictionary definitions for restart (1 of 3)

restart


verb (riːˈstɑːt)

to start again

noun (ˈriːˌstɑːt)

  1. the act or an instance of starting againthe restart of the lap
  2. (as modifier)a restart device

British Dictionary definitions for restart (2 of 3)

start

/ (stɑːt) /

verb

noun

Word Origin for start

Old English styrtan; related to Old Norse sterta to crease, Old High German sturzen to rush

British Dictionary definitions for restart (3 of 3)

START

/ (stɑːt) /

n acronym for

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Idioms and Phrases with restart

start


In addition to the idioms beginning with start

  • start from scratch
  • start in
  • start in on
  • start off
  • start out
  • start over
  • start something
  • start up

also see:

  • false start
  • fits and starts
  • for openers (starters)
  • (start) from scratch
  • from soup to nuts (start to finish)
  • get off the ground (to a flying start)
  • head start
  • running start
  • to start with
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