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start

How to sign: take the first step or steps in carrying out an action
"We began working at dawn"; "Who will start?"; "Get working as soon as the sun rises!"; "The first tourists began to arrive in Cambodia"; "He began early in the day"; "Let's get down to work now";

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Start in BSL Watch how to sign Start in British Sign Language
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start in BSL Watch how to sign start in British Sign Language
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Similiar / Same: begin, start out, set out, commence, set about, get down, get

Within this category: recommence, strike out, fall, jump off, get to, auspicate, attack, break in, plunge, come on, embark, get cracking

start

How to sign: the time at which something is supposed to begin
"they got an early start"; "she knew from the get-go that he was the man for her";

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start-2 in BSL Watch how to sign start-2 in British Sign Language
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start-3 in BSL Watch how to sign start-3 in British Sign Language
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Similiar / Same: commencement, outset, get-go, starting time, showtime, offset, beginning, kickoff, first

Categories: point, point in time

Within this category: birth, incipiency, terminus a quo, threshold

start

How to sign: bring into being
"He initiated a new program"; "Start a foundation";

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See also: originate in

Similiar / Same: initiate, originate

Categories: make, create

Within this category: lead up, set, go back

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