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. Jay Sekulow:

    This was a fake, false investigation from the outset.

  2. Joan Vollero:

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

  3. Mark Summers:

    His intention was to manipulate the market process by creating a false impression of liquidity. It was bogus from the outset.

  4. 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.

  5. Thomas Mulcair:

    From the very outset this election has been about change. Tonight Canadians have turned a page and reject the politics of fear and division.

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