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Princeton's WordNet

  1. start, starting(adj)

    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. starting(adj)

    (especially of eyes) bulging or protruding as with fear

    "with eyes starting from their sockets"

  3. starting(adj)

    appropriate to the beginning or start of an event

    "the starting point"; "hands in the starting position"

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. starting

    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

How to pronounce starting?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say starting in sign language?

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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. Bill Budge:

    The power of the computer is starting to spread.

  2. Paul Ryan:

    Let's be frank: The House is broken, we are not solving problems. We are adding to them. And I am not interested in laying blame. We are not settling scores. We are wiping the slate clean. Neither the members nor the people are satisfied with how things are going. We need to make some changes, starting with how the House does business.

  3. Ellis Phifer:

    We've been in somewhat of a down cycle in economic numbers, and they are starting to gather a little bit of steam.

  4. Katharine Arnold:

    There are art works in private collections which are just starting to move, some objects that have been within families for 60-plus years.

  5. John Morse:

    No one in Colorado needs to fear what happened to us, the country is starting to get that the gun lobby has no interest whatsoever in any kind of common sense things.

Images & Illustrations of starting

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