What does starting mean?

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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. Erkan Akkus:

    The aim here is to silence the opposition media ahead of an election, it is wrong to see this as aimed just at our group. They are starting with us to test the waters and if it doesn't spark an outcry, it could then spread to other media groups.

  2. Robb Upgrove:

    It’s starting to warm up, so that triggers them to move into mating season.

  3. Rob Dinan:

    Very excited about the new baby, and starting a new adventure in their life [and] all of a sudden, a car comes out of nowhere. Nobody’s prepared for that, today was supposed to be one of the happiest days of their life, and unfortunately it turned into a sad day for all of us.

  4. Boris Schlossberg:

    The dollar is coming under a lot of pressure because it looks like political risk is really starting to seep back into the market.

  5. Walter Freeman:

    Viewers will see a normal full moon at first starting at around 10:35 p.m. Eastern time, at that time, the Earth's shadow will begin to pass in front of the moon, blocking almost all of the sun's light from reaching it. Observers will see the moon appear to be progressively' swallowed up' starting from the lower left. This process will end at 11:40 p.m., when the Earth's shadow covers the whole of the moon's surface ; this is the beginning of' totality.' This will last until around 12:40 a.m., when the motion of the Earth's shadow will carry it past the moon, and the moon will gradually again be lit by the sun. At 1:45 a.m., the moon will be fully visible again.

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