Meaning of Started

Meaning of Started


Take the first step or steps in carrying out an action

Example 1:“Who will start?”

Set in motion, cause to start

Example 2:“The U.S. started a war in the Middle East”

Head for somewhere else

Example 3:“The family started for Florida”

Have a beginning, in a temporal, spatial, or evaluative sense

Example 4:“Prices for these homes start at $250,000”

Bring into being

Example 5:“Start a foundation”

Get off the ground

Example 6:”Who started this company?”; “I start my day with a good breakfast”; “The blood shed started when the partisans launched a surprise attack”; “Who started up this company?”

Move suddenly, as if in surprise or alarm

Get going or set in motion

Example 7:“We simply could not start the engine”; “start up the computer”

Begin or set in motion

Example 8:“I start at eight in the morning”

Begin work or acting in a certain capacity, office or job

Example 9:“start a new job”

(sport) play in the starting lineup

Have a beginning characterized in some specified way

Example 10:“The novel starts with a murder”

Begin an event that is implied and limited by the nature or inherent function of the direct object

Example 11:“She started the soup while it was still hot”; “We started physics in 10th grade”

Bulge outward

Example 12:“His eyes started” 

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