Crossword solutions & Synonyms for
Commence

17 September 2020

We have 16 answers for the crossword clue Commence.

Definitions and usage

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  • 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"
  • Set in motion, cause to start; "The U.S. started a war in the Middle East"; "The Iraqis began hostilities"; "begin a new chapter in your life"
  • Get off the ground; "Who started this company?"; "We embarked on an exciting enterprise"; "I start my day with a good breakfast"; "We began the new semester"; "The afternoon session begins at 4 PM"; "The blood shed started when the partisans launched a surprise attack"

Crossword Answers

3 Letters

GET

A return on a shot that seemed impossible to reach and would normally have resulted in a point for the opponent

5 Letters

ARISE

Move upward; "The fog lifted"; "The smoke arose from the forest fire"; "The mist uprose from the meadows"

BEGIN

Israeli statesman (born in Russia) who (as prime minister of Israel) negotiated a peace treaty with Anwar Sadat (then the president of Egypt) (1913-1992)

ONSET

The beginning or early stages; "the onset of pneumonia"

START

A sudden involuntary movement; "he awoke with a start"

6 Letters

SETOUT

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"

7 Letters

GETDOWN

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"

LEADOFF

Set in motion, cause to start; "The U.S. started a war in the Middle East"; "The Iraqis began hostilities"; "begin a new chapter in your life"

STARTIN

STARTUP

Get going or set in motion; "We simply could not start the engine"; "start up the computer"

8 Letters

EMBARKON

Get off the ground; "Who started this company?"; "We embarked on an exciting enterprise"; "I start my day with a good breakfast"; "We began the new semester"; "The afternoon session begins at 4 PM"; "The blood shed started when the partisans launched a surprise attack"

INITIATE Howard

People who have been introduced to the mysteries of some field or activity; "it is very familiar to the initiate"

SETABOUT

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"

STARTOUT

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"

9 Letters

ORIGINATE

Begin a trip at a certain point, as of a plane, train, bus, etc.; "The flight originates in Calcutta"

10 Letters

INAUGURATE

Be a precursor of; "The fall of the Berlin Wall ushered in the post-Cold War period"

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