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"
commencement, commencement exercise, commencement ceremony, graduation, graduation exercise(noun)
an academic exercise in which diplomas are conferred
beginning, start, commencement(noun)
the act of starting something
"he was responsible for the beginning of negotiations"
The first existence of anything; act or fact of commencing; rise; origin; beginning; start.
The day when degrees are conferred by colleges and universities upon students and others.
A graduation ceremony, from a school, college or university.
the first existence of anything; act or fact of commencing; rise; origin; beginning; start
the day when degrees are conferred by colleges and universities upon students and others
Origin: [F. commencement.]
"Commencement" is episode 87 of The West Wing.
The numerical value of commencement in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of commencement in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
As of yesterday, the spot price for gas was down 30 percent from commencement of this case.
There happens to be whole, large parts of adult American life that nobody talks about in commencement speeches.
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.
I'm all for building bridges, and I welcome Secretary DeVos to meet me and more undergraduate students ... but not at a commencement speech where it's so one-sided.
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.
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