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Synonyms for commence
kəˈmɛns

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. get down, begin, get, start out, start, set about, set out, commence(verb)

    take the first step or steps in carrying out an action

    "We began working at dawn"; "Who will start?"; "Get working as soon as the sun rises!"; "The first tourists began to arrive in Cambodia"; "He began early in the day"; "Let's get down to work now"

    Synonyms:
    bug out, take, pop, make, mystify, experience, develop, put down, draw, array, have, become, sustain, protrude, jump, initiate, receive, scram, take off, bulge, go, stimulate, sire, lead off, bulge out, drive, engender, startle, fix, pay back, get under one's skin, stick, suffer, beat, swallow, set about, get down, father, go about, incur, contract, dispirit, bring forth, grow, get going, come out, dumbfound, stupefy, start, depress, light, cast down, originate, take up, bring, bewilder, mother, induce, range, buzz off, catch, write down, bugger off, obtain, beget, puzzle, flummox, get, deject, generate, capture, find, amaze, get off, baffle, produce, approach, pop out, attempt, start out, pose, vex, embark on, aim, let, set forth, perplex, arrest, gravel, begin, let down, fetch, depart, set down, part, dismount, arrive, set out, convey, set off, acquire, come, lower, bring down, dismay, pay off, undertake, unhorse, demoralise, cause, lay out, start up, demoralize, take down, nonplus

  2. begin, lead off, start, commence(verb)

    set in motion, cause to start

    "The U.S. started a war in the Middle East"; "The Iraqis began hostilities"; "begin a new chapter in your life"

    Synonyms:
    go, bulge, embark on, startle, set forth, get down, take off, start up, set about, start out, protrude, bulge out, lead off, part, start, pop, bug out, come out, take up, get, originate, depart, begin, lead astray, get going, set out, initiate, set off, pop out, jump

  3. start, start up, embark on, commence(verb)

    get off the ground

    "Who started this company?"; "We embarked on an exciting enterprise"; "I start my day with a good breakfast"; "We began the new semester"; "The afternoon session begins at 4 PM"; "The blood shed started when the partisans launched a surprise attack"

    Synonyms:
    go, bulge, embark on, startle, set forth, get down, take off, start up, set about, start out, bulge out, lead off, part, start, pop, bug out, come out, take up, get, originate, depart, begin, protrude, get going, set out, initiate, set off, pop out, jump

Wiktionary

  1. commence(verb)

    Antonyms:
    cease, stop

  2. commence(verb)

    Antonyms:
    stop, cease

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. commence

    Synonyms:
    begin, start, open, initiate, inaugurate, enter upon, set about, undertake

    Antonyms:
    finish, terminate, conclude, consummate, complete

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. commence(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    begin, originate, take rise

  2. commence(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    take the first step, make a beginning, break ground, break the ice

  3. commence(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    begin, institute, originate, enter upon, set about, set on foot, set in operation

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. commence(v)

    Synonyms:
    begin

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How to use commence in a sentence?

  1. Oriola Oluwaseyi:

    Whenever a new session is about to commence, sometimes we get worried when there is no money, coupled with the challenges of taking care of the home.

  2. James L. Gallogly:

    That false narrative is now also being used to question the motives and propriety of the ongoing investigation of alleged misconduct, the university was required by law to commence an investigation upon the receipt of complaint(s). That process has been ongoing according to its procedural mandate. The Jones Day law firm was hired to conduct an independent and unbiased, expert investigation and issue a report which the firm has now done.

  3. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate:

    Une "zone de confort" représente le statu quo, à mon avis honnête, comme l'eau stagnante sombre dans un étang qui semble souvent si difficile de sortir de. Mais vous devez sortir de votre zone de confort, et traverser les frontières pour mieux vous-même, et être le meilleur. seulement en sortant de la sphère de votre zone de confort, vous serez en mesure d'explorer de nouveaux océans, et offrir à votre meilleur, quelque chose de beaucoup plus supérieure et magnifique que jamais, pour éclairer le monde ..... comme la brillance incroyable et magnifique luminosité d'une supernova, ou une étoile filante ou un météore même qu'ils quittent leur zone de confort et entrer dans de nouveaux territoires. efforcez de réinventer et vous renouveler à chaque étape de la vie, tout comme Madonna a fait pendant des années, et vous découvrirez vos nouveaux atouts, les pouvoirs impressionnants et beauté qui n'ont jamais été là avant. Oser sortir de votre zone de confort, parce que c'est exactement là où commence la vie réelle. Avoir une vie, mon ami.

  4. John Bolton:

    We will commence a review of all international agreements that may still expose The US to purported binding jurisdiction dispute resolution in the International Court of Justice.

  5. Coast Guard spokesman Petty Officer:

    Because we found a life ring, the assumption can be made that we are searching in the right area, when we commence searching tomorrow morning at sunrise, hopefully we'll be able to find something else. Every little bit helps.


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