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Princeton's WordNet

  1. startupnoun

    the act of setting in operation

    "repeated shutdowns and startups are expensive"

  2. inauguration, startupnoun

    the act of starting a new operation or practice

    "he opposed the inauguration of fluoridation"; "the startup of the new factory was delayed by strikes"


  1. startupnoun

    the act or process of starting a process or machine

  2. startupnoun

    a new organization or business venture

  3. Etymology: From start + up.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Startupnoun

    One that comes suddenly into notice.

    Etymology: start and up.

    That young startup hath all the glory of my overthrow. Sh.


  1. Startup

    Startup is a census-designated place in Snohomish County, Washington, United States. The population was 676 at the 2010 census.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of startup in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of startup in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of startup in a Sentence

  1. Pano Anthos:

    Stores are proud of their heritage, their whole model is, ‘we’ve been around for 150, 200 years.’ But that heritage means they don’t change very much, very fast, and when they put something in, if it doesn’t succeed right away, it’s considered a failure. … Startup companies think of failure as a learning experience. That never crosses the mind or the culture of a retailer.

  2. Donna Harris:

    Boston entrepreneurs actually reported much better connections to their community overall, while the San Francisco Bay Area is the clear leader in total startup activity, its lack of a cohesive community and declining quality of life for residents helped move Boston to the top spot.

  3. Kira Wampler:

    My husband actually said, ‘I would rather you join an early stage startup than have another baby right now.’ Which was so great, i think that it is indicative of the relationship that we have.

  4. Lime CEO Brad Bao:

    One of the most painful things for a startup founder is when you get started the company is small, nobody can see the future yet and [ the ] best talent won't join for that reason. Therefore, we had to hire friends, friends can do a bit of accounting, friends can do a little bit of HR. Here's the dilemma : If the company doesn't go well, friends support each other, everyone was cool. If the company goes well, you know you have to let go.

  5. Patrick Allen:

    We understand changing plans in the middle of the year will be difficult for Oregonians, but this action was necessary given the sudden deterioration of the company’s financial position, unfortunately, as a startup, Oregon’s Health CO-OP is not in a position to sustain these losses while meeting its obligations to policyholders.

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    large recently extinct long-horned European wild ox; considered one of the ancestors of domestic cattle
    • A. impounding
    • B. macron
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