Definitions for start up

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. start, start up(verb)

    get going or set in motion

    "We simply could not start the engine"; "start up the computer"

  2. start, start up, embark on, commence(verb)

    get off the ground

    "Who started this company?"; "We embarked on an exciting enterprise"; "I start my day with a good breakfast"; "We began the new semester"; "The afternoon session begins at 4 PM"; "The blood shed started when the partisans launched a surprise attack"


  1. start up(Verb)

    To rise suddenly.

  2. start up(Verb)

    To begin to operate.

  3. start up(Verb)

    To begin.

Anagrams of start up

  1. upstart

Translations for start up

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

start up

to (cause to) begin or begin working etc

The machine suddenly started up; He has started up a new boys' club.

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