Crossword solutions & Synonyms for
Start

3 September 2020 The Mirror Quick

We have 71 answers for the crossword clue Start. We last saw the 'Start' clue in The Mirror Quick on Sunday, 27 September 2020.

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Definitions and usage

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  • A sudden involuntary movement; "he awoke with a start"
  • The act of starting something; "he was responsible for the beginning of negotiations"
  • A turn to be a starter (in a game at the beginning); "he got his start because one of the regular pitchers was in the hospital"; "his starting meant that the coach thought he was one of their best linemen"
  • A signal to begin (as in a race); "the starting signal was a green light"; "the runners awaited the start"
  • The beginning of anything; "it was off to a good start"
  • A line indicating the location of the start of a race or a game
  • 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"
  • Have a beginning characterized in some specified way; "The novel begins with a murder"; "My property begins with the three maple trees"; "Her day begins with a workout"; "The semester begins with a convocation ceremony"
  • 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"
  • Bulge outward; "His eyes popped"
  • Begin work or acting in a certain capacity, office or job; "Take up a position"; "start a new job"
  • Have a beginning, in a temporal, spatial, or evaluative sense; "The DMZ begins right over the hill"; "The second movement begins after the Allegro"; "Prices for these homes start at $250,000"
  • Get going or set in motion; "We simply could not start the engine"; "start up the computer"
  • Leave; "The family took off for Florida"
  • The advantage gained by beginning early (as in a race); "with an hour's start he will be hard to catch"
  • Play in the starting lineup
  • Bring into being; "He initiated a new program"; "Start a foundation"
  • 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"
  • Begin or set in motion; "I start at eight in the morning"; "Ready, set, go!"
  • Move or jump suddenly, as if in surprise or alarm; "She startled when I walked into the room"
  • Begin an event that is implied and limited by the nature or inherent function of the direct object; "begin a cigar"; "She started the soup while it was still hot"; "We started physics in 10th grade"

Crossword Answers

2 Letters

GO

A board game for two players who place counters on a grid; the object is to surround and so capture the opponent's counters

3 Letters

GET

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

POP

Music of general appeal to teenagers; a bland watered-down version of rock'n'roll with more rhythm and harmony and an emphasis on romantic love

SHY

A quick throw; "he gave the ball a shy to the first baseman"

4 Letters

CHAR

Any of several small trout-like fish of the genus Salvelinus

INON

Participating in or knowledgeable out; "was in on the scheme"

JERK

A sudden abrupt pull

JOLT

An abrupt spasmodic movement

JUMP

Cause to jump or leap; "the trainer jumped the tiger through the hoop"

OPEN

Information that has become public; "all the reports were out in the open"; "the facts had been brought to the surface"

PART

The actions and activities assigned to or required or expected of a person or group; "the function of a teacher"; "the government must do its part"; "play its role"

SEED

The thick white fluid containing spermatozoa that is ejaculated by the male genital tract

5 Letters

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)

BULGE

Cause to bulge or swell outwards

FALSE

Deliberately deceptive; "false pretenses"

FIRST

Ranking above all others; "was first in her class"; "the foremost figure among marine artists"; "the top graduate"

GETGO

GITGO

INTRO

A brief introductory passage to a piece of popular music

ONSET

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

SCARE

A sudden attack of fear

WINCE

A reflex response to sudden pain

6 Letters

ABRUPT chris roberson

Surprisingly and unceremoniously brusque in manner; "an abrupt reply"

ADVENT

Arrival that has been awaited (especially of something momentous); "the advent of the computer"

BUGOUT

Bulge outward; "His eyes popped"

DEPART

Go away or leave

EMBARK

Set out on (an enterprise or subject of study); "she embarked upon a new career"

LAUNCH

The act of propelling with force

OFFSET

Structure where a wall or building narrows abruptly

OUTSET

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"

POPOUT

Bulge outward; "His eyes popped"

REBOOT

Cause to load (an operating system) and start the initial processes; "boot your computer"

SETOFF

Provoke or stir up; "incite a riot"; "set off great unrest among the people"

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"

TAKEUP

Turn one's interest to; "He took up herpetology at the age of fifty"

7 Letters

COMEOUT

Break out; "The tooth erupted and had to be extracted"

GENESIS

A coming into being

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"

KICKOFF

Commence officially

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"

OPENING

A ceremony accompanying the start of some enterprise

SCRATCH

(golf) a handicap of zero strokes; "a golfer who plays at scratch should be able to achieve par on a course"

STARTLE

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

STARTUP

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

TAKEOFF

A departure; especially of airplanes

8 Letters

ACTIVATE

Aerate (sewage) so as to favor the growth of organisms that decompose organic matter

BULGEOUT

Bulge outward; "His eyes popped"

COMMENCE

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"

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"

GETGOING

Start to be active; "Get cracking, please!"

INITIATE

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

PROTRUDE

Bulge outward; "His eyes popped"

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"

SETFORTH

State; "set forth one's reasons"

SHOWTIME

The point in time at which an entertainment (a movie or television show etc.) is scheduled to begin

STARTING

A turn to be a starter (in a game at the beginning); "he got his start because one of the regular pitchers was in the hospital"; "his starting meant that the coach thought he was one of their best linemen"

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"

STRIKEUP

Begin; "strike up a conversation"; "strike up a friendship"

9 Letters

BEGINNING

The act of starting something; "he was responsible for the beginning of negotiations"

HEADSTART

The advantage gained by beginning early (as in a race); "with an hour's start he will be hard to catch"

INSTIGATE Anita

Provoke or stir up; "incite a riot"; "set off great unrest among the people"

INSTITUTE

Set up or lay the groundwork for; "establish a new department"

ORIGINATE

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

10 Letters

ACTIVATION

The activity of causing to have energy and be active

INITIALISE

Divide (a disk) into marked sectors so that it may store data; "Please format this disk before entering data!"

11 Letters

GETUNDERWAY

SCRATCHLINE

A line indicating the location of the start of a race or a game

12 Letters

COMMENCEMENT

The act of starting something; "he was responsible for the beginning of negotiations"

STARTINGLINE

A line indicating the location of the start of a race or a game

STARTINGTIME

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"

14 Letters

STARTINGSIGNAL

A signal to begin (as in a race); "the starting signal was a green light"; "the runners awaited the start"

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