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?

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  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:

    That is a non-starter.

  2. Joyce Dubner:

    I think if they're going to build houses they should be starter homes and more property to rent.

  3. Grand Slam champion Courier:

    Big picture, it's nice to see him engaged, hope this( Acapulco title) is a kick starter for him.

  4. Nancy Pelosi:

    It is unlikely that any one of these provisions alone would pass the House, and taken together, they are a non-starter.

  5. Matt Damon:

    People get so emotional that even when you make a suggestion about not selling AK-47s to people on terror watch lists, that’s a non-starter.

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