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English verb: recommence

1. recommence (change) cause to start anew


SamplesThe enemy recommenced hostilities after a few days of quiet.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Broader (hypernym)begin, commence, lead off, start

2. recommence (change) begin again


SamplesWe recommenced his reading after a short nap.


Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s.
Somebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s to INFINITIVE.
Somebody ----s VERB-ing


Broader (hypernym)begin, commence, get, get down, set about, set out, start, start out









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