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A boat propelled by an internal-combustion engine or other motor.
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  1. A boat propelled by an internal-combustion engine or other motor.
  2. A boat propelled by an internal-combustion engine or other kind of motor, esp., such a boat that is relatively small
A powerboat with a cabin and the necessary equipment for living on board
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  1. A powerboat with a cabin and the necessary equipment for living on board
  2. Alternative spelling of cabin cruiser.
  3. A motorboat which has enclosed living quarters, especially a privately owned pleasure craft.
To bring into being; esp., to create (something original); invent
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  1. To bring into being; esp., to create (something original); invent
  2. To bring into being; create or start:
  3. To come into being; begin; start
(Now Chiefly Dial.) To cause to start, or move involuntarily; startle
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  1. (Now Chiefly Dial.) To cause to start, or move involuntarily; startle
  2. To found; establish:
  3. To set into motion, operation, or activity:
(Idiomatic) to trigger movement, to get going
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  1. (Idiomatic) to trigger movement, to get going
To cause to move forward or onward.
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  1. To cause to move forward or onward.
  2. To push, drive, or impel onward, forward, or ahead
To traverse in a vehicle:
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  1. To traverse in a vehicle:
  2. To drive a blow, ball, missile, etc.
  3. (Basketball) To drive through (the lane)
To pierce with a lance.
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  1. To pierce with a lance.
  2. (Medicine) To make a surgical incision in; cut into:
  3. To cut open (a boil, etc.) with or as with a lancet
To force or impose (oneself or another) upon someone else or into some position or situation
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  1. To force or impose (oneself or another) upon someone else or into some position or situation
  2. To push or drive quickly and forcefully:
  3. To push with sudden force; shove; drive
(Literary, archaic) To emit; to produce; to let out
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  1. (Literary, archaic) To emit; to produce; to let out
To be ejected from an aircraft as by means of an ejection seat
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  1. To be ejected from an aircraft as by means of an ejection seat
  2. To compel to leave:
  3. To drive out; evict
To let fall; drop:
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  1. To let fall; drop:
  2. To give birth to prematurely:
  3. To calculate astrologically:
To throw, shoot, or send out suddenly and fast
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  1. To throw, shoot, or send out suddenly and fast
  2. To cast (a look or the eyes) suddenly and rapidly in a direction.
  3. (--- Archaic) To throw or cast (a dart or missile).
To drink hastily. Often used with down :
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  1. To drink hastily. Often used with down :
  2. To throw, knock, or thrust
  3. To throw so as to break; smash
To move suddenly and violently; rush; dash
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  1. To move suddenly and violently; rush; dash
  2. To throw (oneself) energetically (into a task)
  3. To throw, esp. with force or violence; hurl; cast
(Naut.) To raise, haul, pull, move, etc. by pulling with a rope or cable
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  1. (Naut.) To raise, haul, pull, move, etc. by pulling with a rope or cable
  2. To push (at a capstan to turn it)
  3. To throw
To cause to move with great force or violence:
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  1. To cause to move with great force or violence:
  2. To move with force or violence; rush
  3. To cast down; overthrow
To move with or as if with great speed:
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  1. To move with or as if with great speed:
To throw, usually with careful aim.
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  1. To throw, usually with careful aim.
  2. (Baseball) To throw (the ball) from the mound to the batter.
  3. To throw; cast, fling, or toss
To send forth (a missile or projectile); discharge or fire (a bullet, arrow, etc.)
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  1. To send forth (a missile or projectile); discharge or fire (a bullet, arrow, etc.)
  2. To discharge or fire (a gun, bow, charge of explosive, etc.)
  3. To cast (an anchor, fish net, etc.)
To throw or fling, esp. sideways with a jerk
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  1. To throw or fling, esp. sideways with a jerk
  2. To move suddenly or draw back, as if startled or afraid:
  3. To move suddenly as when startled; jump; start; recoil
To throw (stones, etc.) with a sling
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  1. To throw (stones, etc.) with a sling
  2. To throw or fling:
  3. To throw, cast, fling, or hurl
To cause to fly through the air by releasing from the hand while the arm is in rapid motion; cast; hurl
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  1. To cause to fly through the air by releasing from the hand while the arm is in rapid motion; cast; hurl
  2. To direct, cast, turn, project, etc.
  3. To cast off; shed
To be flung to and fro; be thrown about or pitched about
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  1. To be flung to and fro; be thrown about or pitched about
  2. To throw or propel to the ground:
  3. To throw or pitch about; fling here and there; buffet
To bake or dry by heating, as in a kiln:
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  1. To bake or dry by heating, as in a kiln:
  2. To become ignited; flame up:
  3. (--- Informal) To throw or propel with force and speed:
To come near or nearer, as in space or time:
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  1. To come near or nearer, as in space or time:
  2. To begin dealing with
  3. To begin to deal with or work on:
To do or accomplish something in the least degree. Used in the negative with an infinitive:
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  1. To do or accomplish something in the least degree. Used in the negative with an infinitive:
  2. To take the first step in doing; start:
  3. To cause to start; set about; commence
To enter upon or have a beginning; start.
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  1. To enter upon or have a beginning; start.
  2. To begin; start; originate
To get on a boat or ship or (outside the USA) an aeroplane.
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  1. To get on a boat or ship or (outside the USA) an aeroplane.
  2. To go aboard a vessel or aircraft, as at the start of a journey.
  3. To start, begin.
In real property, to pass upon or into; of litigation, to file or present to the court—for example, to enter an appearance into the record; of a contract, to enter into it means to sign or execute it. In real property, to pass upon or into; of litigation, to file or present to the court—for example, to enter an appearance into the record; of a contract, to enter into it means to sign or execute it.
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  1. In real property, to pass upon or into; of litigation, to file or present to the court—for example, to enter an appearance into the record; of a contract, to enter into it means to sign or execute it. In real property, to pass upon or into; of litigation, to file or present to the court—for example, to enter an appearance into the record; of a contract, to enter into it means to sign or execute it.
  2. To start upon; begin
  3. To go to or occupy in order to claim possession of (land).
To induct (an official) into office with a formal ceremony
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  1. To induct (an official) into office with a formal ceremony
  2. To celebrate formally the first public use of; dedicate
  3. To open or begin use of formally with a ceremony; dedicate:
To bring into practice or use; introduce by first doing or using; start
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  1. To bring into practice or use; introduce by first doing or using; start
  2. To teach the fundamentals of some subject to; help to begin doing something
  3. To set going by taking the first step; begin:
To establish or invest (someone) in an office or position.
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  1. To establish or invest (someone) in an office or position.
  2. To start; initiate
  3. To set up; establish; found; introduce
(Baseball) To be the first batter of an inning.
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  1. (Baseball) To be the first batter of an inning.
To move apart or unfold so that the inner parts are displayed; spread out:
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  1. To move apart or unfold so that the inner parts are displayed; spread out:
  2. To undo, recall, or set aside (a judgment, settlement, etc.), so as to leave the matter open to further action
  3. To begin; start
To go out, leave.
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  1. To go out, leave.
  2. To start an activity with the intention of finishing it.
  3. To explain something, or give exact details, usually in writing.
To found; establish:
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  1. To found; establish:
  2. (Now Chiefly Dial.) To cause to start, or move involuntarily; startle
  3. To set into motion, operation, or activity:
To implement, to employ, to put into use.
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  1. To implement, to employ, to put into use.
  2. To occupy; to consume (space or time).
  3. (With on) To accept (a proposal, offer, request, etc.) from.
To deliberately begin to do (something):
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  1. To deliberately begin to do (something):
  2. To give a promise or pledge that; contract
  3. To take upon oneself; to start, to embark on (a specific task etc.).
To provide (someone) with a beginning knowledge or first experience of something:
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  1. To provide (someone) with a beginning knowledge or first experience of something:
  2. To bring in and establish in a new place or environment:
  3. To put inside or into; insert or inject:
To bring into being; esp., to create (something original); invent
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  1. To bring into being; esp., to create (something original); invent
  2. To come into being; start:
  3. To bring into being; create or start:
A throw of dice.
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  1. A throw of dice.
  2. Something formed by this means or in a mold or matrix:
  3. Sort; type:
A brief time of unrestrained pleasures or dissipation
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  1. A brief time of unrestrained pleasures or dissipation
  2. (Informal) A usually brief attempt or effort:
  3. (Informal) A trial effort; try
An upward displacement of soil, rocks, etc., usually caused by frost or moisture
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  1. An upward displacement of soil, rocks, etc., usually caused by frost or moisture
  2. An act of hurling; a throw, especially when considered in terms of distance:
  3. A throw
A hurling
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(--- Acoustics) The distinctive quality of a sound, dependent primarily on the frequency of the sound waves produced by its source.
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  1. (--- Acoustics) The distinctive quality of a sound, dependent primarily on the frequency of the sound waves produced by its source.
  2. Any of various thick, dark, sticky substances obtained from the distillation residue of coal tar, wood tar, or petroleum and used for waterproofing, roofing, caulking, and paving.
  3. A throw, fling, toss, etc.
(Informal) An attempt; a try.
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  1. (Informal) An attempt; a try.
  2. An act of shying; start, as of a horse
  3. A quick throw; a fling.
A primitive instrument for throwing stones, etc., consisting of a piece of leather tied to cords that are whirled by hand for releasing the missile
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  1. A primitive instrument for throwing stones, etc., consisting of a piece of leather tied to cords that are whirled by hand for releasing the missile
  2. A looped or hanging band, strap, etc. used in raising and lowering a heavy object or for carrying, supporting, or steadying something
  3. The act of throwing with or as with a sling; cast; throw; fling
(Sports) The act of throwing or a technique used to throw an opponent in wrestling or the martial arts.
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  1. (Sports) The act of throwing or a technique used to throw an opponent in wrestling or the martial arts.
  2. The action of a person who throws; a cast
  3. (Games) A roll or cast of dice.
The act of tossing something:
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  1. The act of tossing something:
  2. A flipping of a coin to decide an issue:
  3. A tossing or being tossed; a throw, fling, pitch, etc.
The time when something begins or is begun:
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  1. The time when something begins or is begun:
  2. The place where something begins or is begun:
  3. The act or process of bringing or being brought into being; a start:
The day when this takes place
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  1. The day when this takes place
  2. The act or time of commencing; beginning; start
  3. A beginning; a start.
The act of inaugurating, or inducting into office with solemnity; investiture by appropriate ceremonies.
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  1. The act of inaugurating, or inducting into office with solemnity; investiture by appropriate ceremonies.
  2. The formal beginning or initiation of any movement, course of action, etc.; as, the inauguration of a new system, a new condition, etc.
  3. A formal beginning or introduction.
The beginning of something; start; commencement
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  1. The beginning of something; start; commencement
A state of nascency; a quality of incipience.
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A ceremony, ritual, test, or period of instruction with which a new member is admitted to an organization or office or to knowledge.
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  1. A ceremony, ritual, test, or period of instruction with which a new member is admitted to an organization or office or to knowledge.
  2. The act or process of initiating something.
  3. The ceremony or conventions by which a person is initiated into a fraternity, club, etc.
An opening play or move.
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  1. An opening play or move.
  2. One that leads off.
  3. The first in a series of actions, moves, etc.
A beginning; first part; commencement
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  1. A beginning; first part; commencement
  2. (Chess, Checkers) The series of moves at the beginning of a game, often a specific, conventional sequence of moves
  3. Start of operations; formal beginning
(Uncountable) The process of bringing something into existence.
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  1. (Uncountable) The process of bringing something into existence.
An opportunity of beginning or entering upon a career, etc.
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  1. An opportunity of beginning or entering upon a career, etc.
  2. A lead or other advantage, as at the beginning of a race or contest
  3. An instance of beginning a race:
A similar kick in Rugby.
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  1. A similar kick in Rugby.
  2. (Football) A place kick in football that starts play at the beginning of a half or after a team has scored.
  3. A beginning, as of a campaign or drive
Find another word for launch. In this page you can discover 82 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for launch, like: motorboat, cabin-cruiser, ship's launch, originate, start, set going, set-in-motion, propel, drive, lance and thrust.