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Wordnet 3.0

VERB (2)

1. take the first step or steps in carrying out an action;
- Example: "We began working at dawn"
- Example: "Who will start?"
- Example: "Get working as soon as the sun rises!"
- Example: "The first tourists began to arrive in Cambodia"
- Example: "He began early in the day"
- Example: "Let's get down to work now"
[syn: get down, begin, get, start out, start, set about, set out, commence]

2. leave;
- Example: "The family took off for Florida"
[syn: depart, part, start, start out, set forth, set off, set out, take off]


WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

start out v 1: take the first step or steps in carrying out an action; "We began working at dawn"; "Who will start?"; "Get working as soon as the sun rises!"; "The first tourists began to arrive in Cambodia"; "He began early in the day"; "Let's get down to work now" [syn: get down, begin, get, start out, start, set about, set out, commence] [ant: end, terminate] 2: leave; "The family took off for Florida" [syn: depart, part, start, start out, set forth, set off, set out, take off]