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Main Entry: 1start
Pronunciation: primarystressstärt
Function: verb
1 : to move suddenly and sharply : give a sudden twitch or jerk (as in surprise)
2 : to come or bring into being, activity, or operation <who started the rumor> <started a camp for youngsters> <fire started in the cellar> <the game started late>
3 : to stick out or seem to stick out : PROTRUDE <eyes that started from their sockets>
4 : SET OUT 2, begin <start to school>
5 : to take part or cause to take part in a game or contest
6 : to cause to move, act, or operate <start the motor>

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