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