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  1. start, starting(adj)

    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"

    Synonyms:
    outset, startle, first, head start, starting time, scratch line, scratch, commencement, start, starting line, get-go, kickoff, showtime, offset, starting signal, beginning, jump

    Antonyms:
    closing, intrusive

  2. starting(adj)

    (especially of eyes) bulging or protruding as with fear

    "with eyes starting from their sockets"

    Antonyms:
    closing, intrusive

  3. starting(adj)

    appropriate to the beginning or start of an event

    "the starting point"; "hands in the starting position"

    Antonyms:
    closing, intrusive

How to pronounce starting?

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Veena
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How to say starting in sign language?

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How to use starting in a sentence?

  1. James West:

    It's starting to slow, but still fairly dramatic.

  2. Michael Griffin:

    Rectifying an existing rocket with a new engine is a much lower cost than starting over from scratch.

  3. Donald Trump:

    GeneralJohn Kellymay be trying to institute military-style discipline in the West Wing, but that has n’t put a stop to the civil war happening over President Donald Trump’s National Security Council. If anything, the dawning of the John Kelly era may have accelerated that war. The national security adviser, H.R. McMaster, has removed three NSC aides loyal to Trump aideSteve Bannonin the last three weeks. Bannon allies inside and outside the administration have fired back, starting rumors that McMaster is on his way out the door and documenting the Army general’s deviations from President Donald Trump. The latest move against Bannonites came Wednesday when McMaster fired the NSC’s senior director for intelligence, Ezra Cohen-Watnick. McMaster’s previous attempt to remove Ezra Cohen-Watnick from the staff had been blocked by Bannon and President Donald Trump himself. … Meanwhile, Bannon’s allies outside White House are trying to put the squeeze on McMaster. On Wednesday, radio hostLaura Ingrahamtweeteda months-old article from theNew York Timesabout McMaster’s ‘ break with the administration on Islam. ’.

  4. President Donald Trump:

    We're starting our life again.

  5. Glen Peters:

    If these coal targets are met, there could be a turn (in India's emissions), with a steep increase. China is starting to stumble; India could replace that.

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