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Princeton's WordNet

  1. start, startingadjective

    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"

  2. startingadjective

    (especially of eyes) bulging or protruding as with fear

    "with eyes starting from their sockets"

  3. startingadjective

    appropriate to the beginning or start of an event

    "the starting point"; "hands in the starting position"

Webster Dictionary

  1. starting

    of Start

  2. Starting

    a. & n. from Start, v

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. starting

    An irregular and arbitrary mode of punishment with canes or ropes' ends, long since illegal in the British navy.

Editors Contribution

  1. startingverb

    Verb form of the word start.

    They are starting to plan their wedding easily and simply.


    Submitted by MaryC on March 20, 2020  

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Starting' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2382

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Starting' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1257

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Starting' in Nouns Frequency: #2103

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Starting in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Starting in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of Starting in a Sentence

  1. Meredith Sullivan:

    We really had no warning. The sky just went really black and we had this massive clap of thunder, then the gusts of winds were just horrific, you could hear the roof starting to lift and debris was starting to fly around. All the cars were pretty much destroyed.

  2. Spencer Fox:

    We are starting to see very worrying signs about the course the pandemic is taking in cities and states in the U.S. and around the world, when you start seeing those signs, you need to act fairly quickly.

  3. The Republican Party Ryan:

    What I learned -- if you're starting to have that conversation in late summer/early fall, it's too late. The cake is baked and the trajectory is kind of locked, so we have to start early.

  4. Rob Dinan:

    Very excited about the new baby, and starting a new adventure in their life [and] all of a sudden, a car comes out of nowhere. Nobody’s prepared for that, today was supposed to be one of the happiest days of their life, and unfortunately it turned into a sad day for all of us.

  5. Ryan Nauman:

    JPMorgan reporting better-than-expected results are obviously a boost to the market. It is early in earnings but at least it's starting off good.

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