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"
(especially of eyes) bulging or protruding as with fear
"with eyes starting from their sockets"
appropriate to the beginning or start of an event
"the starting point"; "hands in the starting position"
a. & n. from Start, v
Dictionary of Nautical Terms
An irregular and arbitrary mode of punishment with canes or ropes' ends, long since illegal in the British navy.
Verb form of the word start.
They are starting to plan their wedding easily and simply.Submitted by MaryC on March 20, 2020
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Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'starting' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2382
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'starting' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1257
Rank popularity for the word 'starting' in Nouns Frequency: #2103
The numerical value of starting in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of starting in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
Examples of starting in a Sentence
You have so many different policy priorities. There's always going to be this tension almost kind of built into these cases, it's helpful that the administration is starting to speak publicly about these cases and stressing to the stakeholders in Venezuela, be they Maduro or be they the opposition or anybody else who wants to help, this is a priority that these people come home.
Starting today or tomorrow a window of sunny weather will make soils firm enough to allow harvest machines to enter fields that had been too wet, tomorrow (Friday) they will be harvesting in some of the areas that have been most complicated. The open window for harvesting should last until about April 3. After that we expect more rains, but not of the high intensity that caused the flooding in February and early March.
Down went the owners -- greedy men whom hope of gain allured: oh, dry the starting tear, for they were heavily insured.
Other ways to address a shortage is to encourage field personnel to provide treatment only when needed as opposed to prophylactic measures, in essence: start the IV if the patient needs the IV, as opposed to starting an IV just in case something should happen.
It's starting to show up in terms of actual results for companies in the short run.
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