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starter

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noun start·er \ˈstär-tər\

Simple Definition of starter

  • : a player, horse, etc., that is in a game or race at its beginning

  • : someone who gives the signal for a race to start

  • : a device that is used for starting an engine

Full Definition of starter

  1. 1 :  a person who initiates or sets going: asa :  an official who gives the signal to begin a raceb :  one who dispatches vehicles

  2. 2a :  one that engages in a competition; especially :  a member of a starting lineupb :  one that begins to engage in an activity or process

  3. 3 :  one that causes something to begin operating: asa :  a device for starting an engine; especially :  an electric motor used to start an internal combustion engineb :  material containing microorganisms (as yeast) used to induce a desired fermentation

  4. 4 :  something that is the beginning of a process, activity, or series; especially :  appetizer

for starters
  1. :  to begin with

Examples of starter

  1. The team is playing only five regular starters.

  2. The car's starter needs to be replaced.



1622

First Known Use of starter

1622

Rhymes with starter


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starter

adjective start·er

Simple Definition of starter

  • —used to describe something small or basic that you get when you are doing something for the first time

Full Definition of starter

  1. :  of, relating to, or being an item acquired with the expectation that a more elaborate or sophisticated model will be acquired in the future <a starter home>

1946

First Known Use of starter

1946



STARTER Defined for Kids

starter

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noun start·er \ˈstär-tər\

Definition of starter

  1. :  someone or something that starts something or causes something else to start <a car's starter> <There were seven starters in the race.>





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