Quotes containing word "start"

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Sell also: begin, beginning, bulge, commence, commencement, depart, get, initiate, jump, kickoff, offset, originate, part, pop, Showtime, starting, startle

Definitions and meanings of word "start"

• Noun: the beginning of anything; example: "it was off to a good start"

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

• Noun: a sudden involuntary movement; example: "he awoke with a start"

• Noun: a turn to be a starter (in a game at the beginning); examples: "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"

• Noun: the act of starting something; example: "he was responsible for the beginning of negotiations"

• Noun: a line indicating the location of the start of a race or a game

• Noun: a signal to begin (as in a race); examples: "the starting signal was a green light", "the runners awaited the start"

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

• Verb: take the first step or steps in carrying out an action; examples: "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"

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

• Verb: leave; example: "The family took off for Florida"

• Verb: have a beginning, in a temporal, spatial, or evaluative sense; examples: "The DMZ begins right over the hill", "The second movement begins after the Allegro", "Prices for these homes start at $250,000"

• Verb: bring into being; examples: "He initiated a new program", "Start a foundation"

• Verb: get off the ground; examples: "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"

• Verb: move or jump suddenly, as if in surprise or alarm; example: "She startled when I walked into the room"

• Verb: get going or set in motion; examples: "We simply could not start the engine", "start up the computer"

• Verb: begin or set in motion; examples: "I start at eight in the morning", "Ready, set, go!"

• Verb: begin work or acting in a certain capacity, office or job; examples: "Take up a position", "start a new job"

• Verb: play in the starting lineup

• Verb: have a beginning characterized in some specified way; examples: "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"

• Verb: begin an event that is implied and limited by the nature or inherent function of the direct object; examples: "begin a cigar", "She started the soup while it was still hot", "We started physics in 10th grade"

• Verb: bulge outward; example: "His eyes popped"

Featured authors with quotes containing word "start"

Claudio Reyna
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American Athlete, Director
Born Friday 20 July 1973
Bertrand Russell
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British Philosopher, Critic, Historian, Mathematician
Saturday 18 May 1872 - Monday 2 February 1970
Jeffrey Eugenides
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American Writer, Novelist
Born Wednesday 13 April 1960
John Grisham
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American Writer, Author, Lawyer
Born Tuesday 8 February 1955
Susan Sarandon
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American Actress
Born Friday 4 October 1946
Marco Rubio
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American Politician, Speaker
Born Friday 28 May 1971
Jack LaLanne
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American Athlete
Saturday 26 September 1914 - Sunday 23 January 2011
Eric Davis
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American Athlete
Born Tuesday 29 May 1962
Morgan Freeman
4 quotes about start
American Actor, Director
Born Tuesday 1 June 1937
Stephen Collins
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American Writer, Actor, Musician
Born Wednesday 1 October 1947
Ted Danson
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American Author, Actor, Producer
Born Monday 29 December 1947
Lucille Roybal-Allard
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American Politician
Born Thursday 12 June 1941

What you need to do is get that tape measure out, and start measuring that gut. Then you start working out and you start eating properly till that gut gets down close to it was when you were in your 20's. Then you'll find out what your weight should be.

Jack LaLanne

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You start at the end, and then go back and write and go that way. Not everyone does, but I do. Some people just sit down at the page and start off. I start from what happened, including the why.

Anne Perry

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It's when we start working together that the real healing takes place... it's when we start spilling our sweat, and not our blood.

David Hume

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Before our kids start coming home from Iraq in body bags and women and children start dying in Baghdad, I need to know, what did Iraq do to us?

Susan Sarandon

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Whenever I get the sort of fancy pants idea that I'm doing anything other than pure expression things start to go wrong. When I get too premeditated, things start to go wrong. I just shut that part of my brain off.

Lev Yilmaz

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Then you get into it, especially if you start talking about football, fighting and Muhammad Ali. Then the ladies get very bored and start delivering ultimatums.

Oliver Reed

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I don't start with a design objective, I start with a communication objective. I feel my project is successful if it communicates what it is supposed to communicate.

Mike Davidson

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I've done both theatre and film and the fact is if you start believing, if you start reading things and they're good reviews - you believe that and you're lost, and then you read bad reviews and you think that's true and you read that and you're lost.

Jenny Agutter

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There comes a point in your life when you realize how quickly time goes by, and how quickly it has gone. Then it really speeds up exponentially. With that, I think you start to put a lot of things into context; you start to see how huge the world is, and really, the universe.

Michael Keaton

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I had an awful first quarter but I picked it up. To all you single guys out there, it's not how you start the date, it's how you finish it sir. A lot of people can, you know, start the date with flowers and candy, but if you don't finish the date - you know what I mean?

Shaquille O'Neal

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I have a pathological fear of being on my own. When I'm with my own thoughts, I start to unravel myself, and I start to think really dark thoughts, self-destructive thoughts.

David Walliams

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It's hard if you start believing that you should be really that perfect fantasy ideal, that people start believing because of all of the retouching. You can delve into that fantasy world and play with it, but when you walk away, that's not you.

Gemma Ward

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Bottom up thinkers try to start from experience and move from experience to understanding. They don't start with certain general principles they think beforehand are likely to be true; they just hope to find out what reality is like.

John Polkinghorne

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I do not pretend to start with precise questions. I do not think you can start with anything precise. You have to achieve such precision as you can, as you go along.

Bertrand Russell

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That difficult start drove me on to inspire children and let them know that it is never to late to repair a bad experience at school, and once you get your head down and start to read books, you can really achieve.

Johnny Ball

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I think 2012 is the year when consumers all around the world start saying no to feature phones and start saying yes to smartphones.

Marc Andreessen

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It's a little like casting out hundreds of fishing lines into the audience. You start getting little bites, then more, then you hook a few, then more. Then you can start reeling them in and that's a loveliest feeling - the whole audience laughing with you.

Jim Dale

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We need to start looking at having a way of managing the whole ecosystem, because you can't pick away at it piece by piece, you have to truly start being coordinated and managing our resources as a system. We haven't gotten to that point yet.

Ted Danson

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I think the day you start building the war plan is the day you start beginning the postwar plan.

Jay Garner

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Also, if you have an accident, you can't start to dance again at the top, you're too weak; you start with the easy things - the way you did them when you were young, and come up up up, the way you did then.

Ninette de Valois

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