starting point

noun

: a place to start
The tire tracks at the scene of the crime were a starting point for investigators.

Examples of starting point in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web And that scenario, star quarterbacks or starting point guards would see the biggest payday, Derdenger said. Khristopher J. Brooks, CBS News, 24 May 2024 Parker is the backup to starting point guard Isaac Parson and gives up about nine inches in height to him in practice. Edward Lee, Baltimore Sun, 29 Feb. 2024 Saturday’s 117-mile route will take riders from the San Diego Harley-Davidson starting point at 4645 Morena Blvd., out to East County into the Cleveland National Forest. Lauren J. Mapp, San Diego Union-Tribune, 6 July 2023 But before the administration announced its plans to end the emergency, a spending package that Congress passed in December separated the Medicaid policy from the emergency declaration and established an April 1 starting point for the unwinding. Noah Weiland, New York Times, 3 Apr. 2023

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“Starting point.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/starting%20point. Accessed 15 Jun. 2024.

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