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Adjective
Begun
Verb
Simple past tense for to begin from a particular point in time
“We have organized a meeting that will start in exactly an hour.”
Verb
Simple past tense for to come into being
“Is it a coincidence that this issue would start from the moment we hired Jim?”
Verb
Simple past tense for to cause to happen or begin
“Inflammatory words between the two opposing factions would start an all out brawl.”
Verb
Simple past tense for to set up or establish
“Bill Gates would start his philanthropic foundation to enhance healthcare and reduce poverty.”
Verb
Simple past tense for to commence or continue a given task
“We have plenty of work to get through so it's best if we start as soon as possible.”
Verb
Simple past tense for to begin to move in a given direction
“We need to start west and continue for an hour before we reach our destination.”
Verb
(of a machine) Simple past tense for to cause something to begin to work
“You can start the car by turning the key in the ignition.”
Verb
(of a machine) Simple past tense for to begin operating
“My new tablet would start after I pushed the power button.”
Verb
Simple past tense for to jerk suddenly in surprise
“The class would start at the booming voice of their stern teacher.”
Verb
Simple past tense for to move or appear suddenly
“The cat would suddenly start from the living room into the kitchen for no apparent reason.”
Verb
(of eyes) Simple past tense for to bulge out significantly
“Alexia's eyes would start excitedly whenever she discussed her ideas for societal change.”
Verb
Past participle for to begin from a particular point in time
“We have organized a meeting that will start in exactly an hour.”
Verb
Past participle for to come into being
“Is it a coincidence that this issue would start from the moment we hired Jim?”
Verb
Past participle for to cause to happen or begin
“Inflammatory words between the two opposing factions would start an all out brawl.”
Verb
Past participle for to set up or establish
“Bill Gates would start his philanthropic foundation to enhance healthcare and reduce poverty.”
Verb
Past participle for to commence or continue a given task
“We have plenty of work to get through so it's best if we start as soon as possible.”
Verb
Past participle for to begin to move in a given direction
“We need to start west and continue for an hour before we reach our destination.”
Verb
(of a machine) Past participle for to begin operating
“My new tablet would start after I pushed the power button.”
Verb
Past participle for to jerk suddenly in surprise
“The class would start at the booming voice of their stern teacher.”
Verb
Past participle for to move or appear suddenly
“The cat would suddenly start from the living room into the kitchen for no apparent reason.”
Verb
(of eyes) Past participle for to bulge out significantly
“Alexia's eyes would start excitedly whenever she discussed her ideas for societal change.”
Adjective
Existing or something happening right now
Adjective
Verb
To have started or established
Verb
To have produced or brought about
Verb
To have set up on a long-term basis
Adjective
In transit
Adjective
Set in motion
Adjective
Originated
Adjective
Introduced
Adjective
In motion
Phrase
Currently taking place
Adjective
In operation, in progress, commenced
Adjective
In a condition or state of stimulation
Verb
To have pioneered
Adjective
Relating to the current period of time
Verb
To have caused something to exist or come about
Verb
To have triggered a passionate feeling or reaction
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