Definitions for commencementkəˈmɛns mənt

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Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  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"

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  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 DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  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.]

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  1. Commencement

    "Commencement" is episode 87 of The West Wing.


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