start

[ stahrt ]
/ stɑrt /

verb (used without object)

verb (used with object)

noun

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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.

synonym study for start

10. See begin.

OTHER WORDS FROM start

Definition for start (2 of 2)

START
[ stahrt ]
/ stɑrt /

noun

Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty.
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British Dictionary definitions for start (1 of 2)

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 start (2 of 2)

START
/ (stɑːt) /

n acronym for

Strategic Arms Reduction Talks
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Idioms and Phrases with start

start

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