start englannista suomeksi
aloittaa, astua virkaan
saada alkunsa jstak
ryhtyä, alkaa, ruveta
The beginning of an activity.
(RQ:Shakespeare Henry 5)
A sudden involuntary movement.
(RQ:L'Estrange Fables of Aesop)
1885, (w), ''(w)''
- The sight of his scared face, his starts and pallors and sudden harkenings, unstrung me (..)
An appearance in a sports game, horserace, etc., from the beginning of the event.
2009, Liz Primeau, Steven A. Frowine, ''Gardening Basics For Canadians For Dummies''
- You generally see nursery starts at garden centres in mid to late spring. Small annual plants are generally sold in four-packs or larger packs, with each cell holding a single young plant.
An initial advantage over somebody else; a start.
''to get, or have, the start''
1887, Hawley Smart, ''A False Start'' (volume 2, page 69)
- “It's a rum start, old John Madingley's coming down to Tunnleton,” said Grafton, one evening in the smoking-room; (..)
To set in motion.
April 2, 1716, (w), ''Freeholder'' No. 30
- I was some years ago engaged in conversation with a fashionable French Abbe, upon a subject which the people of that kingdom love to start in discourse.
(RQ:Maxwell Mirror and the Lamp)
(quote-journal)| volume=189| issue=6| page=30| magazine=(w)| title=Finland spreads word on schools| passage=Imagine a country where children do nothing but play until they start compulsory schooling at age seven. Then, without exception, they attend comprehensives until the age of 16. Charging school fees is illegal, and so is sorting pupils into ability groups by streaming or setting.
(senseid)To ready the operation of a vehicle or machine.
To put or raise (a question, an objection); to put forward (a subject for discussion).
To bring onto being or into view; to originate; to invent.
1674, (w), ''letter to The Countess of Essex''
- Sensual men agree in the pursuit of every pleasure they can start.
To begin an activity.
(quote-book)|chapter=1| title=http://openlibrary.org/works/OL5535161W Mr. Pratt's Patients| passage=Thinks I to myself, “Sol, you're run off your course again. This is a rich man's summer ‘cottage’ ....” So I started to back away again into the bushes. But I hadn't backed more'n a couple of yards when I see something so amazing that I couldn't help scooching down behind the bayberries and looking at it.
To startle or be startled; to move or be moved suddenly.
(RQ:Shakespeare Merry Wives)
(RQ:Dryden Spanish Fryar)
1855, (w), Roland to the Dark Tower Came|“Childe Roland to the Dark Tower Came”, XXXI:
- ... The tempest's mocking elf Points to the shipman thus the unseen shelf He strikes on, only when the timbers start.
To awaken suddenly.
(RQ:Mary Shelley Frankenstein)
To flinch or draw back.
1836, Elizur Wright, ''Quarterly Anti-slavery Magazine'' (volume 2, page 162)
- Physical poison would make them start from arsenicked bread; shall not the moral poison which is in it, make them start more promptly still from slave produce?
- One, by a fall in wrestling, started the end of the clavicle from the sternon.
(RQ:Cleland Fanny Hill)
To put into play.
2010, Brian Glanville, ''The Story of the World Cup: The Essential Companion to South Africa 2010'', London: Faber and Faber, (ISBN), page 361:
- The charge against Zagallo then is not so much that he started Ronaldo, but that when it should surely have been clear that the player was in no fit state to take part he kept him on.
To pour out; to empty; to tap and begin drawing from.
To start one's periods (menstruation).
An instance of starting.
(nl-verb form of)
(verb form of)
a (l) (''beginning'')
the starting (of an engine)