the start

noun

: the place where a race begins
The runners lined up at the start.

Examples of the start in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Black leaders have spoken out on their disapproval of the way police handled the investigation since the start of the case in 2022. Kendrick Calfee, Kansas City Star, 12 July 2024 The team’s run to the final of last spring’s CONCACAF Champions League, combined with the start of the MLS schedule, meant LAFC played a game every four days through the first three months of the season. Houston Mitchell, Los Angeles Times, 12 July 2024 Former UConn stars Diana Taurasi and Napheesa Collier are both on the roster but have missed multiple games in the last week with injuries, and Brittney Griner has played just 12 games since the start of the WNBA season. Emily Adams, Hartford Courant, 12 July 2024 Research indicates that sleeping on your back after 28 weeks of pregnancy (the start of the third trimester) can double your risk of stillbirth. Anna Giorgi, Verywell Health, 12 July 2024 See all Example Sentences for the start 

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“The start.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/the%20start. Accessed 15 Jul. 2024.

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