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begin as in Israeli statesman (born in Russia) who (as prime minister of Israel) negotiated a peace treaty with Anwar Sadat (then the president of Egypt) (1913-1992)

    Synonyms

    • BeginIsraeli statesman (born in Russia) who (as prime minister of Israel) negotiated a peace treaty with Anwar Sadat (then the president of Egypt) (1913-1992) ; take the first step or steps in carrying out an action; have a beginning, in a temporal, spatial, or evaluative sense; set in motion, cause to start; begin to speak or say; be the first item or point, constitute the beginning or start, come first in a series; have a beginning, of a temporal event; 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; achieve or accomplish in the least degree, usually used in the negative; begin to speak, understand, read, and write a language
    • Menachem BeginIsraeli statesman (born in Russia) who (as prime minister of Israel) negotiated a peace treaty with Anwar Sadat (then the president of Egypt) (1913-1992)
    begin as in 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

    • get downlower (one's body) as by kneeling; move something or somebody to a lower position; alight from (a horse) ; pass through the esophagus as part of eating or drinking; lower someone's spirits; put down in writing; take the first step or steps in carrying out an action
    • geta return on a shot that seemed impossible to reach and would normally have resulted in a point for the opponent ; come into the possession of something concrete or abstract; enter or assume a certain state or condition; cause to move; receive a specified treatment (abstract); reach a destination; go or come after and bring or take back; go through (mental or physical states or experiences); take vengeance on or get even; achieve a point or goal; cause to do; succeed in catching or seizing, especially after a chase; come to have or undergo a change of (physical features and attributes); be stricken by an illness, fall victim to an illness; communicate with a place or person; give certain properties to something; move into a desired direction of discourse; grasp with the mind or develop an understanding of; attract and fix; reach with a blow or hit in a particular spot; reach by calculation; acquire as a result of some effort or action; purchase; perceive by hearing; suffer from the receipt of; receive as a retribution or punishment; leave immediately; reach and board; irritate; evoke an emotional response; apprehend and reproduce accurately; earn or achieve a base by being walked by the pitcher; overcome or destroy; be a mystery or bewildering to; take the first step or steps in carrying out an action; undergo (as of injuries and illnesses); make (offspring) by reproduction
    • start outtake the first step or steps in carrying out an action; leave
    • startthe beginning of anything; the time at which something is supposed to begin; a turn to be a starter (in a game at the beginning); a sudden involuntary movement; 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 advantage gained by beginning early (as in a race); take the first step or steps in carrying out an action; set in motion, cause to start; leave; have a beginning, in a temporal, spatial, or evaluative sense; bring into being; get off the ground; move or jump suddenly, as if in surprise or alarm; get going or set in motion; begin or set in motion; begin work or acting in a certain capacity, office or 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; bulge outward
    • set aboutbegin to deal with; enter upon an activity or enterprise ; take the first step or steps in carrying out an action
    • set outtake the first step or steps in carrying out an action; lay out orderly or logically in a line or as if in a line; leave
    • commencetake the first step or steps in carrying out an action; set in motion, cause to start; get off the ground
    begin as in have a beginning, in a temporal, spatial, or evaluative sense
    • "The DMZ begins right over the hill"
    • "The second movement begins after the Allegro"
    • "Prices for these homes start at $250,000"

    Synonyms

    • startthe beginning of anything; the time at which something is supposed to begin; a turn to be a starter (in a game at the beginning); a sudden involuntary movement; 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 advantage gained by beginning early (as in a race); take the first step or steps in carrying out an action; set in motion, cause to start; leave; have a beginning, in a temporal, spatial, or evaluative sense; bring into being; get off the ground; move or jump suddenly, as if in surprise or alarm; get going or set in motion; begin or set in motion; begin work or acting in a certain capacity, office or 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; bulge outward
    begin as in 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

    • lead offteach immoral behavior to; set in motion, cause to start
    • startthe beginning of anything; the time at which something is supposed to begin; a turn to be a starter (in a game at the beginning); a sudden involuntary movement; 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 advantage gained by beginning early (as in a race); take the first step or steps in carrying out an action; set in motion, cause to start; leave; have a beginning, in a temporal, spatial, or evaluative sense; bring into being; get off the ground; move or jump suddenly, as if in surprise or alarm; get going or set in motion; begin or set in motion; begin work or acting in a certain capacity, office or 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; bulge outward
    • commencetake the first step or steps in carrying out an action; set in motion, cause to start; get off the ground
    begin as in begin to speak or say
    • "`Now listen, friends', he began"
    begin as in be the first item or point, constitute the beginning or start, come first in a series
    • "The number `one' begins the sequence"
    • "A terrible murder begins the novel"
    • "The convocation ceremony officially begins the semester"
    begin as in have a beginning, of a temporal event
    • "WW II began in 1939 when Hitler marched into Poland"
    • "The company's Asia tour begins next month"
    begin as in have a beginning characterized in some specified way
    • "The novel begins with a murder"
    • "My property begins with the three maple trees"
    • "Her day begins with a workout"
    • "The semester begins with a convocation ceremony"

    Synonyms

    • startthe beginning of anything; the time at which something is supposed to begin; a turn to be a starter (in a game at the beginning); a sudden involuntary movement; 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 advantage gained by beginning early (as in a race); take the first step or steps in carrying out an action; set in motion, cause to start; leave; have a beginning, in a temporal, spatial, or evaluative sense; bring into being; get off the ground; move or jump suddenly, as if in surprise or alarm; get going or set in motion; begin or set in motion; begin work or acting in a certain capacity, office or 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; bulge outward
    begin as in begin an event that is implied and limited by the nature or inherent function of the direct object
    • "begin a cigar"
    • "She started the soup while it was still hot"
    • "We started physics in 10th grade"

    Synonyms

    • startthe beginning of anything; the time at which something is supposed to begin; a turn to be a starter (in a game at the beginning); a sudden involuntary movement; 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 advantage gained by beginning early (as in a race); take the first step or steps in carrying out an action; set in motion, cause to start; leave; have a beginning, in a temporal, spatial, or evaluative sense; bring into being; get off the ground; move or jump suddenly, as if in surprise or alarm; get going or set in motion; begin or set in motion; begin work or acting in a certain capacity, office or 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; bulge outward
    begin as in achieve or accomplish in the least degree, usually used in the negative
    • "This economic measure doesn't even begin to deal with the problem of inflation"
    • "You cannot even begin to understand the problem we had to deal with during the war"
    begin as in begin to speak, understand, read, and write a language
    • "She began Russian at an early age"
    • "We started French in fourth grade"