Definitions For Start


  • The act of starting something
  • A turn to be a starter (in a game at the beginning)
  • A sudden involuntary movement
  • The advantage gained by beginning early (as in a race)
  • A signal to begin (as in a race)
  • The beginning of anything
  • A line indicating the location of the start of a race or a game
  • The time at which something is supposed to begin
  • The time at which something begins
  • The first part of an activity, development, event, etc.
  • The first opportunity to begin a career


  • Take the first step or steps in carrying out an action
  • Set in motion, cause to start
  • Play in the starting lineup
  • Bring into being
  • Get off the ground
  • Get going or set in motion
  • Begin or set in motion
  • Move or jump suddenly, as if in surprise or alarm
  • Leave
  • Bulge outward
  • Begin work or acting in a certain capacity, office or job
  • Begin an event that is implied and limited by the nature or inherent function of the direct object
  • Have a beginning, in a temporal, spatial, or evaluative sense
  • Have a beginning characterized in some specified way
  • To do the first part of something : to begin doing something
  • To begin to work on, produce, or give attention to (something)
  • To cause (something) to begin : to cause (something) to begin in a specified way

Is Start a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Words with Friends

The word Start is worth 5 points in Scrabble and 5 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Start in a Sentence

  • They started clearing land for the new housing development.
  • He started studying music at the age of five.
  • As soon as you're ready to play, we'll start.
  • Knew from the start of the game that he would win easily

Synonyms for Start

Antonyms for Start

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