What does outset mean?

Definitions for outsetˈaʊtˌsɛt

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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"


  1. outset(Noun)

    the beginning or initial stage of something

    He agreed and understood from the outset, so don't bother explaining again.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Outset

    owt′set, n. a setting out: beginning.—Also Out′setting.

Anagrams for outset »

  1. setout, set out

  2. Set out

  3. Setout


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of outset in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of outset in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Joan Vollero:

    This case was taken seriously from the outset, with a thorough investigation conducted by our sex crimes unit.

  2. Benjamin Brafman:

    Mr. Rubenstein has maintained from the outset that the woman in question was not drunk, she was not drugged and she was not raped.

  3. Sir Arthur Eddington:

    It is impossible to trap modern physics into predicting anything with perfect determinism because it deals with probabilities from the outset.

  4. Andrew Lawrence:

    Clients are missing a trick with wood, what you need to do if you want an economic wood solution is to think about all the aspects from outset.

  5. The Hitopadesa:

    A feverish display of over-zeal, At the first outset, is an obstacle To all success; water, however cold, Will penetrate the ground by slow degrees.

Images & Illustrations of outset

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