Examples of onset in a Sentence
the walls withstood the onset of the first battalion
the claim that if you take enough vitamin C at the onset of a cold, you'll often recover faster
Recent Examples of onset from the Web
Phantosmia is also associated with Alzheimer’s and occasionally with the onset of a migraine.
All that changed in 2012 with the onset of a severe five-year drought that caused lake levels to drop sharply.
Baker cancelled at least one Tuesday morning campaign stop because his wife, Christa Beverly, who has early onset dementia, was briefly hospitalized.
Once a beacon of impossible beauty standards, with the onset of social media and growing awareness surrounding unhealthy ideals, the term now (finally!) carries new meaning.
Weather over the next six weeks is expected to be in line with the typical onset of fire season: increasingly hot, breezy and dry.
In its first two seasons, the series has established itself as one of the most politically relevant stories on TV right now, with the onset of a system-wide war always lingering on the horizon.
With the onset of the financial crisis in 2008-09, the monetary-policy committee (MPC) of the Bank of England slashed the base rate of interest to 0.5%.
With the onset of the Civil War, Cailloux joined the Louisiana Native Guards, a Confederate regiment of free men of color.
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alpha, baseline, beginning, birth, commencement, dawn, day one, genesis, get-go (also git-go), inception, incipience, incipiency, kickoff, launch, morning, nascence, nascency, outset, start, threshold;
ONSET Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of onset for English Language Learners
: the beginning of something
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