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Synonyms for to begin with
to be·gin with

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. in the first place, earlier, in the beginning, to begin with, originallyadverb

    before now

    "why didn't you tell me in the first place?"

    Synonyms:
    in the beginning, primitively, in the first place, originally, before, sooner, earlier, primarily

Editors Contribution

  1. to start with

    'to start with' equals 'to begin with'

    "if you start with (begin with) this award, it'll be a great success"

    Submitted by rinat on September 4, 2019  

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How to use to begin with in a sentence?

  1. Miriam Carey:

    My sister didn't breach security, she made a U-turn and she was ultimately gunned down, there shouldn't have been a chase to begin with.

  2. Claire McCaskill:

    I did n’t go to one of those fancy private schools, but the history I learned in public schools Mizzou taught me that the evidence of trafficking of women for sex goes back to before 2000 B.C. It did n’t begin with women’s rights and the birth control pill.

  3. Elizabeth Warren:

    When Mayor Buttigieg says that Mayor Buttigieg apologized, listen very closely to the apology, the language Mayor Buttigieg used is about stop and frisk. It's about how it turned out. No, this isn't about how it turned out. This is about what it was designed to do to begin with.

  4. Dick DeGuerin:

    They seem to be going to such great lengths to pin something else on him, they must not have much of a case to begin with.

  5. Natasha Robinson:

    The less time that has passed, the more likely that environment is the same as when the species went extinct, but you still need to address the reason why it went extinct in that environment to begin with.


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