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English adjective: starting

1. starting (especially of eyes) bulging or protruding as with fear


SamplesWith eyes starting from their sockets.


Similarprotrusive


Antonymsintrusive

2. starting appropriate to the beginning or start of an event


SamplesThe starting point.
Hands in the starting position.


Similaropening


Antonymsclosing


English noun: starting

1. starting (act) a turn to be a starter (in a game at the beginning)


SamplesHe 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.


Synonymsstart


Broader (hypernym)play, turn









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