(Irregular preterit, past participle: began, begun).
1. To have a beginning, in a temporal, spatial, or evaluative sense; SYN. start.
2. To set in motion, cause to start; SYN. lead off, start, commence.
3. To take the first step or steps in carrying out an action; SYN. get, start out, start, set about, set out, commence.
4. To come first in a series;on.
5. To begin to speak or say; he began.
6. To achieve or accomplish in the least degree, usually used in the negative.
1. To perform brilliantly and rapidly, as of the actor.
2. To shoot rapidly and repeatedly; SYN. blaze.
3. To speak with fire and passion.
1. To have a beginning or origin; to originate; to start; to begin.
2. To begin to be, or to act as.
3. To undertake or initiate an activity.
1. To become a participant; be involved in; SYN. participate.
2. To come on stage; in the theater.
3. To come or go into; SYN. come in, get into, get in, go into, go in, move into.
Sinonimi: come upon | luck into
To take possession of; SYN. come upon, luck into.
To make a start.
To begin or appear to begin an action.
1. To bring into being; SYN. initiate, start.
2. To come into existence or develop:; SYN. arise, rise, develop, spring up, grow.
3. To begin a trip at a certain point, as of a plane, train, bus, etc.
1. To begin or set in motion; SYN. go, get going.
2. To begin work or acting in a certain capacity, office or job; SYN. take up.
3. To get going or set in motion; SYN. start up.
4. To get off the ground; SYN. start up, begin, embark on, commence.
5. To play in the starting line-up, in team sports.
To assume; to take upon one's self