Noun Definition


1.Definition: a line indicating the location of the start of a race or a game

Related Noun(s):scratch, scratch line, starting line

Category: Places

2.Definition: a signal to begin (as in a race)

"The starting signal was a green light", "The runners awaited the start"

Category: General

3.Definition: a sudden involuntary movement

"He awoke with a start"

Related Noun(s):jump, startle

Category: General

4.Definition: a turn to be a starter (in a game at the beginning)

"He 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"

Category: General

5.Definition: the act of starting something

Related Noun(s):commencement

Category: General

6.Definition: the advantage gained by beginning early (as in a race)

"With an hour's start he will be hard to catch"

Category: General

7.Definition: the beginning of anything

"It was off to a good start"

Category: General

8.Definition: the time at which something is supposed to begin

"They got an early start", "She knew from the get-go that he was the man for her"

Related Noun(s):commencement, first, kickoff, offset, outset, showtime

Category: General