starting Definition

  • 1beginning to happen or develop
  • 2giving a particular point as the beginning of something

Using starting: Examples

Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "starting" can be used in various situations through the following examples!

  • Example

    The starting point of the race is at the park entrance.

  • Example

    The company is starting a new project next month.

  • Example

    The starting gun went off and the runners began the race.

  • Example

    The starting price for the car is $20,000.

starting Synonyms and Antonyms

Phrases with starting

  • a block on which a runner places their foot at the start of a race


    The sprinter crouched down in the starting blocks, ready to take off.

  • a barrier that opens to allow horses to begin a horse race


    The horses were lined up at the starting gate, waiting for the race to begin.

  • the group of players who are chosen to start a game or match


    The coach announced the starting lineup for the basketball game.


Summary: starting in Brief

The term 'starting' [ˈstɑːtɪŋ] describes the beginning of something, such as a race or project. It can also refer to giving a specific point as the beginning of something, as in 'The starting price for the car is $20,000.' Phrases like 'starting block' and 'starting lineup' are used in sports contexts.