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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To start doing; get under way.

Usage examples (39)
  • Is it time to begin the volleyball game?
  • begin a cigar
  • This economic measure doesn't even begin to deal with the problem of inflation
  • Besides, the only way to begin is to begin at the beginning. for more
Tutoring comment
  • She can "begin" (start) a "beguin" (flirtation) during the "beguine" (dance), but not if she is a "Beguine" (member of a lay sisterhood).
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