What does starter mean?

Definitions for starter
ˈstɑr tərstarter

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. starter, starter motor, starting motor(noun)

    an electric motor for starting an engine

  2. starter(noun)

    a contestant in a team sport who is in the game at the beginning

  3. starter, dispatcher(noun)

    the official who signals the beginning of a race or competition

  4. newcomer, fledgling, fledgeling, starter, neophyte, freshman, newbie, entrant(noun)

    any new participant in some activity

  5. appetizer, appetiser, starter(noun)

    food or drink to stimulate the appetite (usually served before a meal or as the first course)

  6. crank, starter(noun)

    a hand tool consisting of a rotating shaft with parallel handle

  7. starter(noun)

    a culture containing yeast or bacteria that is used to start the process of fermentation or souring in making butter or cheese or dough

    "to make sourdough you need a starter"


  1. starter(Noun)

    Someone who starts something.

    a starter on a journey

  2. starter(Noun)

    Something that starts something.

  3. starter(Noun)

    The first course of a meal, consisting of a small, usually savoury, dish.

  4. starter(Noun)

    A player in the starting lineup

  5. starter(Noun)

    A dog that rouses game.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Starter(noun)

    one who, or that which, starts; as, a starter on a journey; the starter of a race

  2. Starter(noun)

    a dog that rouses game


  1. Starter

    Starter is the name of the Magic: The Gathering beginners set which came out on August 27, 1999. The set contains 173 cards. The set became known as Starter 1999 after the release of Starter 2000, and is the fourth starter level set.

Anagrams for starter »

  1. ratters

  2. restart

How to pronounce starter?

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How to say starter in sign language?

  1. starter


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of starter in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of starter in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of starter in a Sentence

  1. Nancy Pelosi:

    We were optimistic that he might ... open up government so we could have this discussion, but then we heard what the particulars were in it and it was a non-starter, unfortunately.

  2. Adam Schiff:

    Look, if Harry Truman couldn't nationalize the steel industry during wartime, this President doesn't have the power to declare an emergency and build a multibillion dollar wall on the border, so that's a non-starter.

  3. Nancy Pelosi:

    That is a non-starter.

  4. Doug Pederson:

    Head coach Doug Pederson announced Tuesday that Hurts will start for the Eagles on Sunday against the New Orleans Saints, replacing starter Wentz, who recently signed a four-year, $ 128 million contract that begins in 2021. CLICK HERE TO GET MORE SPORTS COVERAGE ON FOXNEWS.COM Were not where we want to be as an offense.

  5. Aileen McHarg:

    Without a statutory underpinning, it seems to me to be a complete non-starter.

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