Commence Synonyms and Antonyms

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Synonyms for Commence

To tend in an early stage of development:
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The definition of begin means to start or come into being.
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To bring into being; create or start:
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The definition of initiate is to cause something to begin or to introduce someone to some subject, topic or group.
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To come up from one's bed or place of repose; to get up.
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To begin; start.
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(Archaic, Brit.) To receive a master's or doctor's degree at a university
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To undertake is defined as to manage funerals and burials.
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To start an activity with the intention of finishing it.
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To celebrate formally the first public use of; dedicate
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To found is defined as to establish or organize something.
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To launch is defined as to set something in motion, to start something or to forcefully throw something.
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(Sports) To modify (one's stance), as in baseball or golf, so that it is open.
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To take root, become established.
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To cause to close or snap shut, as by a spring
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(Intransitive) To come or go near, in place or time; to draw nigh; to advance nearer.
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To go aboard a vessel or aircraft, as at the start of a journey.
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To cause to go (into), or to be received (into); to put in; to insert; to cause to be admitted.
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(With object following “get", slang) To excite or arouse, especially in a sexual manner.
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We institute your Grace / To be our regent in these parts of France.
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(Baseball) To be the first batter of an inning.
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To go about the initial step in doing (something)
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(Idiomatic) To begin to have or exhibit.
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(With on) To accept (a proposal, offer, request, etc.) from.
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(Intransitive) To make the first kick in a game or part of a game.
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(Intransitive) To come before the public.
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To begin to be understood or felt
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To become conscious:
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To depress; discourage; fatigue.
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To obtain by concession or request:
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To begin one's life, or occupation.
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(Intransitive) To begin to operate.
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get off the ground
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Antonyms for Commence

To come to an end; terminate
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To bring or come to an end; stop; discontinue
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To complete a contest in a specified position
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To cause (something) to come to an end.
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