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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

How to pronounce starting?

  1. Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Indian

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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. Mark Sanford:

    This president probably has more philosophic dexterity than most of the presidents I've dealt with in the past, that makes it a little bit different because typically there is sort of a fixed starting point or a fixed ending point on where an administration might be.

  2. Stephen Jay Gould:

    [L]ife shows no trend to complexity in the usual sense—only an asymmetrical expansion of diversity around a starting point constrained to be simple.”

  3. Phil Levy:

    There's not that much in the new deal that looks radical and new. You're already starting with free trade across the two borders.

  4. Education Minister Ziya Selcuk:

    We plan to administer vaccines to our teachers, who will be starting in-person education, throughout February.

  5. Anthony Fauci:

    What we are starting to see is that there are some people who are younger, people your age - young, healthy, vigorous - who don't have any underlying conditions who are getting seriously ill, it's still a very, very small minority, but it doesn't mean that young people like yourself should say, 'I'm completely exempt from any risk of getting seriously ill,'.

Images & Illustrations of starting

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