Antonyms and Synonyms for begin

1. begin (v.)

take the first step or steps in carrying out an action

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2. begin (v.)

have a beginning, in a temporal, spatial, or evaluative sense

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3. begin (v.)

set in motion, cause to start

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4. begin (v.)

begin to speak or say

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5. begin (v.)

achieve or accomplish in the least degree, usually used in the negative

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6. begin (v.)

be the first item or point, constitute the beginning or start, come first in a series

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7. begin (v.)

begin to speak, understand, read, and write a language

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8. begin (v.)

begin an event that is implied and limited by the nature or inherent function of the direct object

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9. begin (v.)

have a beginning, of a temporal event

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10. begin (v.)

have a beginning characterized in some specified way

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