• the beginning of anything;
    • "it was off to a good start"
  • the time at which something is supposed to begin;
    • "they got an early start"
  • a turn to be a starter (in a game at the beginning);
    • "he got his start because one of the regular pitchers was in the hospital"
    • "his starting meant that the coach thought he was one of their best linemen"
  • a sudden involuntary movement;
    • "he awoke with a start"
  • the act of starting something;
  • a line indicating the location of the start of a race or a game
  • a signal to begin (as in a race);
    • "the starting signal was a green light"
    • "the runners awaited the start"
  • the advantage gained by beginning early (as in a race);
    • "with an hour's start he will be hard to catch"
  • take the first step or steps in carrying out an action;
    • "Who will start?"
  • set in motion, cause to start;
    • "The U.S. started a war in the Middle East"
  • leave;
  • have a beginning, in a temporal, spatial, or evaluative sense;
    • "Prices for these homes start at $250,000"
  • bring into being;
  • get off the ground;
    • "Who started this company?"
    • "I start my day with a good breakfast"
    • "The blood shed started when the partisans launched a surprise attack"
  • move or jump suddenly, as if in surprise or alarm;
    • "She startled when I walked into the room"
  • get going or set in motion;
    • "We simply could not start the engine"
    • "start up the computer"
  • begin or set in motion;
    • "I start at eight in the morning"
  • begin work or acting in a certain capacity, office or job;
    • "start a new job"
  • play in the starting lineup
  • have a beginning characterized in some specified way;
  • begin an event that is implied and limited by the nature or inherent function of the direct object;
    • "She started the soup while it was still hot"
    • "We started physics in 10th grade"
  • bulge outward;
  • START v -ED, -ING, -S to set out

Scrabble Score: 5

start is a valid Scrabble (US) TWL word

start is a valid Scrabble Word in Merriam-Webster MW Dictionary

start is a valid Scrabble Word in International Collins CSW Dictionary

Words With Friends Score: 5

start is a valid Words With Friends word