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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"

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. Rob Portman:

    People have talked about infrastructure in this city forever, this process of starting from the center out has worked.

  2. Kyle Theim:

    The warm, smothering embrace of a high-amplitude ridge will continue into the long term period, temperatures starting on Monday will run between 10-15 degrees above normal, and border on record maximum temperatures, both for daily highs and lows.

  3. Steve Brittain:

    Unfortunately, we're starting to look for things we don't want to look for because it's been a week so we're starting to look in the rivers and the swamps, it's been a long week, and you know the crying stopped this morning for a while and it will come back.

  4. Van Tonder:

    Now everything is starting to open back up so there’s more people on the road, and on the bike it’s a bit dangerous, i’d rather drive a truck.

  5. Eddie Hearn:

    If this drags on to September, October, November, December, we'll have fighters that have not boxed this year, the fighters at the top end are going to be fine but the fighters coming through, small hall fighters, ones starting their careers or those who do not have a sponsorship deal face big concerns.

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