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
The power of the computer is starting to spread.
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.
We've been in somewhat of a down cycle in economic numbers, and they are starting to gather a little bit of steam.
There are art works in private collections which are just starting to move, some objects that have been within families for 60-plus years.
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.
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