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Engelsk navneord: start

1. start (om begivenhed) the beginning of anything


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningIt was off to a good start.


Mindre specifikke termerbeginning


Mere specifikke termeradrenarche, alpha, curtain raising, dawn, flying start, kickoff, menarche, morning, oncoming, onset, opener, opening, opening night, racing start, running start, send-off, start-off, thelarche

2. start (om tid) the time at which something is supposed to begin


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThey got an early start.
She knew from the get-go that he was the man for her.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)beginning, commencement, first, get-go, kickoff, offset, outset, showtime, starting time


Mindre specifikke termerpoint, point in time


Mere specifikke termerbirth, incipience, incipiency, starting point, terminus a quo, threshold


Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)end, ending, middle

3. start (om handling) a turn to be a starter (in a game at the beginning)


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe got his start because one of the regular pitchers was in the hospital.
His starting meant that the coach thought he was one of their best linemen.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)starting


Mindre specifikke termerplay, turn

4. start (om handling) a sudden involuntary movement


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe awoke with a start.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)jump, startle


Mindre specifikke termerinborn reflex, innate reflex, instinctive reflex, physiological reaction, reflex, reflex action, reflex response, unconditioned reflex


Mere specifikke termerflinch, Moro reflex, startle reaction, startle reflex, startle response, wince

5. start (om handling) the act of starting something


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe was responsible for the beginning of negotiations.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)beginning, commencement


Mindre specifikke termerchange of state


Mere specifikke termeractivation, attack, constitution, creation, debut, entry, establishment, face-off, first appearance, first step, formation, foundation, founding, groundbreaking, groundbreaking ceremony, housing start, icebreaker, inauguration, initiation, initiative, innovation, installation, installing, installment, instalment, instauration, institution, introduction, introduction, jump ball, jumping-off point, kickoff, launching, opening, opening move, organisation, organization, origination, point of departure, recommencement, resumption, scrum, scrummage, springboard, startup, startup, tone-beginning, unveiling


Eksempler på forekomster af mere specifikke termerCreation


Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)finishing, finish

6. start (om sted) a line indicating the location of the start of a race or a game


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)scratch, scratch line, starting line


Mindre specifikke termerline

7. start (om kommunikation) a signal to begin (as in a race)


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe starting signal was a green light.
The runners awaited the start.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)starting signal


Mindre specifikke termersign, signal, signaling

8. start (om egenskab) the advantage gained by beginning early (as in a race)


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningWith an hour's start he will be hard to catch.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)head start


Mindre specifikke termeradvantage, vantage


Engelsk udsagnsord: start

1. start (om ændring) take the first step or steps in carrying out an action


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningWe 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.


Eksempler på anvendelseThey start to move , They start moving


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)begin, commence, get, get down, set about, set out, start out


AnvendelsesmønsterSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s.
Somebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s to INFINITIVE.
Somebody ----s VERB-ing


Mere specifikke termerattack, auspicate, bestir oneself, break in, come on, embark, enter, fall, get cracking, get going, get moving, get rolling, get started, get to, get weaving, jump off, launch, plunge, recommence, strike out


Udsagnsord med lignende betydningbegin


Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)terminate, end

2. start (om ændring) set in motion, cause to start


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe U.S. started a war in the Middle East.
The Iraqis began hostilities.
Begin a new chapter in your life.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)begin, commence, lead off


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Mere specifikke termercommence, embark on, inaugurate, introduce, jump-start, jumpstart, recommence, set off, start, start up, usher in


Medførerbegin, start


Udsagnsord med lignende betydningbegin


Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)terminate, end

3. start (om bevægelse) leave


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe family took off for Florida.


Eksempler på anvendelseThese cars won't start


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)depart, part, set forth, set off, set out, start out, take off


AnvendelsesmønsterSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s.
Somebody ----s PP


Mindre specifikke termergo away, go forth, leave


Mere specifikke termerblaze, blaze out, lift off, roar off, sally forth, sally out, take off

4. start (om tilstand) have a beginning, in a temporal, spatial, or evaluative sense


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe DMZ begins right over the hill.
The second movement begins after the Allegro.
Prices for these homes start at $250,000.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)begin


AnvendelsesmønsterSomething ----s.
Something is ----ing PP.
Something ----s something


Mere specifikke termerbreak out, break out, bud, dawn, erupt, kick in, originate, set in


Udsagnsord med lignende betydningbegin, begin, start


Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)end, cease, terminate, finish, stop

5. start (om tilvejebringelse) bring into being


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe initiated a new program.
Start a foundation.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)initiate, originate


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Mindre specifikke termercreate, make


Mere specifikke termerdate back, date from, go back, initiate, lead up, set

6. start (om tilvejebringelse) get off the ground


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningWho started this company?.
We embarked on an exciting enterprise.
I start my day with a good breakfast.
We began the new semester.
The afternoon session begins at 4 PM.
The blood shed started when the partisans launched a surprise attack.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)commence, embark on, start up


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Mindre specifikke termerbegin, commence, lead off, start


Mere specifikke termerinaugurate, kick off, open

7. start (om bevægelse) move or jump suddenly, as if in surprise or alarm


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningShe startled when I walked into the room.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)jump, startle


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s something


Mindre specifikke termermove


Mere specifikke termerboggle, jackrabbit, rear back, shy

8. start (om bevægelse) get going or set in motion


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningWe simply could not start the engine.
Start up the computer.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)start up


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Mere specifikke termercrank, crank up, hot-wire, jump, jump-start, jumpstart, kick-start, re-start, restart


Medførerget going, go, start


Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)stop

9. start (om bevægelse) begin or set in motion


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningI start at eight in the morning.
Ready, set, go!.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)get going, go


AnvendelsesmønsterSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s.
Somebody ----s something


Mere specifikke termercome on, come up, get off the ground, go on, take off


Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)stop, halt

10. start (om adfærd) begin work or acting in a certain capacity, office or job


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningTake up a position.
Start a new job.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)take up


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something


Mere specifikke termertake office

11. start (om konkurrence) play in the starting lineup


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s


Mindre specifikke termerplay


Overordnet emneområdeathletics, sport

12. start (om tilstand) have a beginning characterized in some specified way


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe novel begins with a murder.
My property begins with the three maple trees.
Her day begins with a workout.
The semester begins with a convocation ceremony.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)begin


AnvendelsesmønsterSomething is ----ing PP


Mindre specifikke termerbe


Udsagnsord med lignende betydningbegin, begin, begin, start, start

13. start (om adfærd) begin an event that is implied and limited by the nature or inherent function of the direct object


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningBegin a cigar.
She started the soup while it was still hot.
We started physics in 10th grade.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)begin


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something


Mindre specifikke termeract, move


Udsagnsord med lignende betydningbegin, start

14. start (om bevægelse) bulge outward


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHis eyes popped.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)bug out, bulge, bulge out, come out, pop, pop out, protrude


AnvendelsesmønsterSomething ----s


Mindre specifikke termerchange form, change shape, deform









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