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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. the time at which something is supposed to begin;
- Example: "they got an early start"
- Example: "she knew from the get-go that he was the man for her"
[syn: beginning, commencement, first, outset, get-go, start, kickoff, starting time, showtime, offset]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Outset \Out"set`\, n. A setting out, starting, or beginning. "The outset of a political journey." --Burke. [1913 Webster] Giving a proper direction to this outset of life. --J. Hawes. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

outset n 1: the time at which something is supposed to begin; "they got an early start"; "she knew from the get-go that he was the man for her" [syn: beginning, commencement, first, outset, get-go, start, kickoff, starting time, showtime, offset] [ant: end, ending, middle]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

44 Moby Thesaurus words for "outset": A, alpha, beginning, birth, blast-off, commencement, creation, cutting edge, dawn, dawning, edge, establishment, first, flying start, foundation, fresh start, inauguration, inception, institution, jump-off, kick-off, leading edge, new departure, oncoming, onset, opening, origin, origination, outbreak, outsetting, outstart, running start, send-off, setoff, setout, setting in motion, setting-up, square one, start, start-off, starting, starting point, take-off, takeoff