Definitions for commencementkəˈmɛns mənt

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word commencement

Princeton's WordNet

  1. beginning, commencement, first, outset, get-go, start, kickoff, starting time, showtime, offset(noun)

    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"

  2. commencement, commencement exercise, commencement ceremony, graduation, graduation exercise(noun)

    an academic exercise in which diplomas are conferred

  3. beginning, start, commencement(noun)

    the act of starting something

    "he was responsible for the beginning of negotiations"

Wiktionary

  1. commencement(Noun)

    The first existence of anything; act or fact of commencing; rise; origin; beginning; start.

  2. commencement(Noun)

    The day when degrees are conferred by colleges and universities upon students and others.

  3. commencement(Noun)

    A graduation ceremony, from a school, college or university.

  4. Origin: commencement.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Commencement(noun)

    the first existence of anything; act or fact of commencing; rise; origin; beginning; start

  2. Commencement(noun)

    the day when degrees are conferred by colleges and universities upon students and others

  3. Origin: [F. commencement.]

Freebase

  1. Commencement

    "Commencement" is episode 87 of The West Wing.

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of commencement in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of commencement in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Joshua Sussberg:

    As of yesterday, the spot price for gas was down 30 percent from commencement of this case.

  2. The Authority:

    The country is on course to achieving category one status by May 2016 as the target date for commencement of direct flights to the USA.

  3. Author Rachel Swaby:

    Until that time, Harvard didn't take on women faculty, so when it did, it was a big scandal, she wasn't allowed to use the faculty lounge or to walk in commencement. But she got a warm welcome otherwise.

  4. Anthony Lake:

    I will try to follow the advice that a university president once gave a prospective commencement speaker. 'Think of yourself as the body at an Irish wake,' he said. 'They need you in order to have the party, but no one expects you to say very much.'

  5. Brandi Hephner LaBanc:

    The circumstances of the accident, coming on the eve of Commencement, make it even more heartrending. We offer our prayers for Robert Byrd, Robert Byrd extended family and their friends and will do everything we can to offer support and comfort during this time.

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