start a family

Definition of start a family

:to begin having children
  • They want to start a family soon.

Word by Word Definitions

start play
  1. : to move suddenly and violently : spring

  2. : to react with a sudden brief involuntary movement

  3. : to issue with sudden force

  1. : a sudden involuntary bodily movement or reaction

  2. : a brief and sudden action or movement

  3. : a sudden capricious impulse or outburst

family play
  1. : a group of individuals living under one roof and usually under one head : household

  2. : a group of persons of common ancestry : clan

  3. : a people or group of peoples regarded as deriving from a common stock : race

  1. : of or relating to a family (see 1family)

  2. : designed or suitable for both children and adults


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