get/make an early start

Definition of get/make an early start

  1. :  to get started on a journey, activity, etc., early in the day We want to get an early start tomorrow.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  to gain possession of

    :  to receive as a return :  earn

    :  to obtain by concession or entreaty

  1. :  something begotten:

    :  offspring

    :  the entire progeny of a male animal

  1. :  a document of release from obligation in Jewish law

    :  a bill of divorce

    :  a religious divorce by Jewish law

makeplay
  1. :  behave, act

    :  to begin or seem to begin (an action)

    :  to cause to happen to or be experienced by someone

  1. :  the manner or style in which a thing is constructed

    :  brand

    :  the physical, mental, or moral constitution of a person

earlyplay
  1. :  near the beginning of a period of time

    :  near the beginning of a course, process, or series

    :  before the usual or expected time

  1. :  of, relating to, or occurring near the beginning of a period of time, a development, or a series

    :  distant in past time

    :  primitive

startplay
  1. :  to move suddenly and violently :  spring

    :  to react with a sudden brief involuntary movement

    :  to issue with sudden force

  1. :  a sudden involuntary bodily movement or reaction

    :  a brief and sudden action or movement

    :  a sudden capricious impulse or outburst


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