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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Rank popularity for the word 'starting' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2382
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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 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.
It’s starting to warm up, so that triggers them to move into mating season.
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.
The dollar is coming under a lot of pressure because it looks like political risk is really starting to seep back into the market.
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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