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Noun

Singular
start

Plural
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  1. The beginning of an activity.
    The movie was entertaining from start to finish.
  2. A sudden involuntary movement.
    He woke with a start.
  3. The beginning point of a race.
  4. An appearance in a sports game from the beginning of the match.
    Jones has been a substitute before, but made his first start for the team last Sunday.

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Verb

Infinitive
to start

Third person singular
-

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
-

to start (third-person singular simple present -, present participle -, simple past and past participle -)
  1. (transitive) To set in motion.
  2. (transitive) To begin.
  3. (transitive) To initiate a vehicle or machine.
  4. (intransitive) To begin an activity.
    The rain started at 9:00.
  5. (intransitive) To jerk suddenly in surprise.
  6. (intransitive) To awaken suddenly.
    I started from my sleep with horror . . . --Mary Shelley

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Crimean Tatar

Noun

start

  1. start

Declension

References

  • Useinov & Mireev Dictionary, Simferopol, Dolya, 2002 [1]

Czech

Noun

start m.

  1. start (beginning point of a race)

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Dutch

Verb form

start

  1. singular present tense of starten
  2. imperative form of starten

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Swedish

Pronunciation

Noun

start c.

Inflection for start Singular Plural
common Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative
Genitive
  1. start; beginning (of a race)
  2. the act of turning (an engine) on

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