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(名) As a noun
  1. The act of starting something.
  2. A turn to be a starter (in a game at the beginning).
  3. A sudden involuntary movement.
  4. The advantage gained by beginning early (as in a race).
  5. A signal to begin (as in a race).
  6. The beginning of anything.
  7. A line indicating the location of the start of a race or a game.
  8. The time at which something is supposed to begin.
(动) As a verb
  1. Take the first step or steps in carrying out an action.
  2. Set in motion, cause to start.
  3. Play in the starting lineup.
  4. Bring into being.
  5. Get off the ground.
  6. Get going or set in motion.
  7. Begin or set in motion.
  8. Move or jump suddenly, as if in surprise or alarm.
  9. Leave.
  10. Bulge outward.
  11. Begin work or acting in a certain capacity, office or job.
  12. Begin an event that is implied and limited by the nature or inherent function of the direct object.
  13. Have a beginning, in a temporal, spatial, or evaluative sense.
  14. Have a beginning characterized in some specified way.
Part of Speech(动) verb, (不及物的动) intransitive verb, (及物的动) transitive verb, (名) noun
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to use a wooden pole to support something; to raise, to begin; to start
qiàoto stand, to erect; to create; to start
xīngto rise; to flourish; to become popular; to start; to encourage; to get up; (often used in the negative) to permit or allow (dialect); maybe (dialect); (Chinese surname)
ránto burn; to ignite; to light; fig. to spark off (hopes); to start (debate); to raise (hopes)
发起fāqǐto originate; to initiate; to launch (an attack, an initiative etc); to start; to propose something (for the first time)
chuàngto begin; to initiate; to inaugurate; to start; to create
to rise; to raise; to get up; to set out; to start; to appear; to launch; to initiate (action); to draft; to establish; to get (from a depot or counter); verb suffix, to start; (before place or time) starting from; measure word for occurrences or unpredictable events: case, instance; measure word for groups: batch, group
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