Synonyms for starting

Synonyms for (noun) starting

Synonyms: start, starting

Definition: a turn to be a starter (in a game at the beginning)

Usage: 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

Similar words: play, turn

Definition: (game) the activity of doing something in an agreed succession

Usage: it is my turn; it is still my play

Synonyms for (adjective) starting

Synonyms: starting

Definition: appropriate to the beginning or start of an event

Usage: the starting point; hands in the starting position

Similar words: opening

Definition: first or beginning

Usage: the memorable opening bars of Beethoven's Fifth; the play's opening scene


Synonyms: starting

Definition: (especially of eyes) bulging or protruding as with fear

Usage: with eyes starting from their sockets

Similar words: protrusive

Definition: thrusting outward