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Definition 1: a turn to be a starter (in a game at the beginning) - [noun denoting act]

Samples where starting or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • 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

Synonyms for starting in the sense of this definition

(starting is a kind of ...) (game) the activity of doing something in an agreed succession

"it is my turn" "it is still my play"

Definition 2: appropriate to the beginning or start of an event - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where starting or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the starting point
  • hands in the starting position

(starting is similar to ...) first or beginning

"the memorable opening bars of Beethoven's Fifth" "the play's opening scene"

Definition 3: (especially of eyes) bulging or protruding as with fear - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where starting or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • with eyes starting from their sockets

(starting is similar to ...) thrusting outward

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