Synonyms for starter

Synonyms for (noun) starter

Synonyms: starter

Definition: a culture containing yeast or bacteria that is used to start the process of fermentation or souring in making butter or cheese or dough

Usage: to make sourdough you need a starter

Similar words: culture

Definition: (biology) the growing of microorganisms in a nutrient medium (such as gelatin or agar)

Usage: the culture of cells in a Petri dish

Synonyms: crank, starter

Definition: a hand tool consisting of a rotating shaft with parallel handle

Similar words: hand tool

Definition: a tool used with workers' hands

Synonyms: starter, starter motor, starting motor

Definition: an electric motor for starting an engine

Similar words: electric motor

Definition: a motor that converts electricity to mechanical work

Synonyms: appetiser, appetizer, starter

Definition: food or drink to stimulate the appetite (usually served before a meal or as the first course)

Similar words: course

Definition: part of a meal served at one time

Usage: she prepared a three course meal

Synonyms: neophyte, newbie, newcomer, starter, fledgeling, fledgling, freshman, entrant

Definition: any new participant in some activity

Similar words: novice, tyro, tiro, initiate, beginner

Definition: someone new to a field or activity

Synonyms: starter, dispatcher

Definition: the official who signals the beginning of a race or competition

Similar words: official

Definition: someone who administers the rules of a game or sport

Usage: the golfer asked for an official who could give him a ruling

Synonyms: starter

Definition: a contestant in a team sport who is in the game at the beginning

Similar words: contestant

Definition: a person who participates in competitions

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