Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun start_up

2 senses of startup

Sense 1
startup -- (the act of setting in operation; "repeated shutdowns and startups are expensive")
       => beginning, start, commencement -- (the act of starting something; "he was responsible for the beginning of negotiations")

Sense 2
inauguration, startup -- (the act of starting a new operation or practice; "he opposed the inauguration of fluoridation"; "the startup of the new factory was delayed by strikes")
       => beginning, start, commencement -- (the act of starting something; "he was responsible for the beginning of negotiations")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb start_up

2 senses of start up

Sense 1
start, start up -- (get going or set in motion; "We simply could not start the engine"; "start up the computer")

Sense 2
start, start up, embark on, commence -- (get off the ground; "Who started this company?"; "We embarked on an exciting enterprise"; "I start my day with a good breakfast"; "We began the new semester"; "The afternoon session begins at 4 PM"; "The blood shed started when the partisans launched a surprise attack")
       => begin, lead off, start, commence -- (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")

2020, Cloud WordNet Browser