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Synonyms for begin

Synonyms for (noun) begin

Synonyms: Begin, Menachem Begin Definition: 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)

Similar words: statesman, solon, national leader Definition: a man who is a respected leader in national or international affairs

Synonyms for (verb) begin

Synonyms: begin Definition: begin to speak or say Usage: Now listen, friends, he began

Similar words: speak, verbalise, verbalize, utter, mouth, talk Definition: express in speech Usage: She talks a lot of nonsense; This depressed patient does not verbalize

Synonyms: begin Definition: achieve or accomplish in the least degree, usually used in the negative Usage: This economic measure doesn't even begin to deal with the problem of inflation; You cannot even begin to understand the problem we had to deal with during the war

Similar words: accomplish, achieve, attain, reach Definition: to gain with effort Usage: she achieved her goal despite setbacks

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

Similar words: move, act Definition: perform an action, or work out or perform (an action) Usage: think before you act; We must move quickly; The governor should act on the new energy bill; The nanny acted quickly by grabbing the toddler and covering him with a wet towel

Synonyms: start, begin Definition: have a beginning characterized in some specified way Usage: 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

Similar words: be Definition: have the quality of being; (copula, used with an adjective or a predicate noun) Usage: John is rich; This is not a good answer

Synonyms: begin Definition: have a beginning, of a temporal event Usage: WW II began in 1939 when Hitler marched into Poland; The company's Asia tour begins next month

Similar words: be Definition: have the quality of being; (copula, used with an adjective or a predicate noun) Usage: John is rich; This is not a good answer