Translations for startstɑrt

1

start(noun)

a sudden movement of the body

He gave a start of surprise.

2

start(noun)

the beginning of an activity, journey, race etc

I told him at the start that his idea would not succeed; The runners lined up at the start; He stayed in the lead after a good start; I shall have to make a start on that work.

3

start(verb)

to leave or begin a journey

We shall have to start at 5.30 a.m. in order to get to the boat in time.

4

start(noun)

a shock

What a start the news gave me!

5

start(noun)

in a race etc, the advantage of beginning before or further forward than others, or the amount of time, distance etc gained through this

The youngest child in the race got a start of five metres; The driver of the stolen car already had twenty minutes' start before the police began the pursuit.

6

start(verb)

to begin

He starts working at six o'clock every morning; She started to cry; She starts her new job next week; Haven't you started (on) your meal yet?; What time does the play start?

7

start(verb)

to jump or jerk suddenly because of fright, surprise etc

The sudden noise made me start.

8

start(verb)

to (cause an engine etc to) begin to work

I can't start the car; The car won't start; The clock stopped but I started it again.

9

start(verb)

to cause something to begin or begin happening etc

One of the students decided to start a college magazine.

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

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