outset

noun out·set \ ˈau̇t-ˌset \
Updated on: 14 Nov 2017

Definition of outset

Examples of outset in a Sentence

  1. There have been problems with the project from the outset.

  2. From its very outset, the company has produced the highest quality products.

  3. He made it clear at the outset that he is not going to quit his job.

  4. She set high goals for herself at the outset of her career.

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First Known Use of outset

1759


OUTSET Defined for English Language Learners

outset

noun

Definition of outset for English Language Learners

  • : the start or beginning of something


OUTSET Defined for Kids

outset

noun out·set \ ˈau̇t-ˌset \

Definition of outset for Students

: beginning 1, start Let's agree at the outset.


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