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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"

ChatGPT

  1. starting

    Starting refers to the beginning or commencement of something. It is the initial step or action taken to initiate a process, activity, or event.

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. Bruce Tolentino:

    Now is the right time to import as prices are starting to trend up.

  2. Jamie McGroarty:

    It was a comfort for everyone being around their peers, the freshman had it the hardest, because they were starting high school for the first time just like her.

  3. President Barack Obama:

    Tomorrow's my birthday, so I'm starting to reflect on age.

  4. Gavin Parry:

    We've seen a bit of a leg down on the firmer yen, but the outcome of the BOJ meeting is basically what we've all been expecting, it is noteworthy that they've removed language saying that they might cut interest rates further if necessary, and that they've decided to exclude (money-reserve funds) from negative interest rates starting in May.

  5. Steven Oh:

    The execution process was not done particularly well, starting with an unattractive loan transaction and then attempting to shift to the bond market.

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