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The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
  • verb-intransitive. To take the first step in performing an action; start.
  • verb-intransitive. To come into being: when life began.
  • verb-intransitive. To do or accomplish in the least degree: Those measures do not even begin to address the problem.
  • v. To take the first step in doing; start: began work.
  • v. To cause to come into being; originate.
  • v. To come first in: The numeral 1 begins the sequence.
  • Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
  • v. To start, to initiate or take the first step into something.
  • n. Beginning; start.
  • the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
  • verb-intransitive. To have or commence an independent or first existence; to take rise; to commence.
  • verb-intransitive. To do the first act or the first part of an action; to enter upon or commence something new, as a new form or state of being, or course of action; to take the first step; to start.
  • v. To enter on; to commence.
  • v. To trace or lay the foundation of; to make or place a beginning of.
  • n. Beginning.
  • The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • To take the first step in; set about the performance or accomplishment of; enter upon; commence.
  • To originate; be the originator of: as, to begin a dynasty.
  • To trace from anything as the first ground; date the beginning of.
  • Synonyms To set about, institute, undertake, originate, initiate.
  • To come into existence; arise; originate: as, the present German empire began with William I.
  • To take a first step; commence in any course or operation; make a start or commencement.
  • At the outset; as the first thing to be considered; first of all: as, to begin with, I do not like its color.
  • n. A beginning.
  • WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
  • v. be the first item or point, constitute the beginning or start, come first in a series
  • v. begin an event that is implied and limited by the nature or inherent function of the direct object
  • v. begin to speak or say
  • v. have a beginning, of a temporal event
  • v. have a beginning, in a temporal, spatial, or evaluative sense
  • v. begin to speak, understand, read, and write a language
  • n. Israeli statesman (born in Russia) who (as prime minister of Israel) negotiated a peace treaty with Anwar Sadat (then the president of Egypt) (1913-1992)
  • v. set in motion, cause to start
  • v. have a beginning characterized in some specified way
  • v. achieve or accomplish in the least degree, usually used in the negative
  • v. take the first step or steps in carrying out an action
  • Antonym
    end    finish    complete   
    Verb Form
    began    begining    beginning    begins    begun   
    Words that are more generic or abstract
    act    move    mouth    verbalise    speak    verbalize    utter    talk    be    solon   
    Cross Reference
    beginning    begun    began   
    dawn    originate    erupt    bud    break out    set in    kick in    commence    inaugurate    start   
    Words with the same meaning
    start    set about    commence    originate    beginning    gin    proceed    enter    open    exordize   
    Words with the same terminal sound
    Allin    Atkin    Berlin    Boleyn    Bryn    Chin    Finn    Flynn    Gwyn    Gwynn   
    Same Context
    Words that are found in similar contexts
    commencement    start    midst    possibility    aspect    series    prospect    conclusion    outcome    end