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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 degrees are conferred by colleges and universities upon students and others.
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  1. The day when degrees are conferred by colleges and universities upon students and others.
  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.
(Nautical) An open boat of any size powered by steam, naphtha, electricity, or the like. (Compare Spanish lancha.)
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  1. (Nautical) An open boat of any size powered by steam, naphtha, electricity, or the like. (Compare Spanish lancha.)
  2. (Nautical) The boat of the largest size and/or of most importance belonging to a ship of war, and often called the "captain's boat" or "captain's launch".
  3. The movement of a vessel from land into the water; especially, the sliding on ways from the stocks on which it is built. (Compare: to splash a ship.)
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
(Informal) Of or relating to the first portion of some extended thing.
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  1. (Informal) Of or relating to the first portion of some extended thing.
(Grammar) Inchoative.
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  1. (Grammar) Inchoative.
  2. Beginning; introductory; initial
In the first stage of existence; just beginning to exist or to come to notice
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  1. In the first stage of existence; just beginning to exist or to come to notice
  2. Beginning to exist or appear:
Designating the first letter or letters of a word.
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  1. Designating the first letter or letters of a word.
  2. Of, relating to, or occurring at the beginning; first:
  3. Having to do with, indicating, or occurring at the beginning
Tending or used to initiate.
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  1. Tending or used to initiate.
  2. Inceptive, initial, inaugural or introductory
  3. Beginning; introductory; initial
Introducing; giving a preview or idea of
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  1. Introducing; giving a preview or idea of
  2. Used or serving as an introduction; preliminary
  3. Of, relating to, or constituting an introduction; initial or preparatory:
Find another word for leadoff. In this page you can discover 20 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for leadoff, like: beginning, commencement, inauguration, inception, incipience, incipiency, initiation, launch, opening, origination and start.