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starting point Explained

starting point at English => English (Longman) Of Explained:

n [C usually singular]
1 an idea or situation from which a discussion, process etc can develop: starting point for// --The article provides a starting point for discussion.//
2 a place from where a journey starts:

starting point at English => English (Moby Thesaurus II) Of Explained:

87 Moby Thesaurus words for "starting point":
A, alpha, base, basis, beginning, blast-off, border line, bound,
boundary, boundary condition, boundary line, bourn, break boundary,
breakoff point, ceiling, circumscription, commencement, compass,
confine, creation, cutoff, cutoff point, cutting edge, dawn,
deadline, delimitation, determinant, division line, edge, end,
establishment, extremity, finish, floor, flying start, foundation,
fresh start, frontier, hedge, high-water mark, institution,
interface, jump-off, kick-off, leading edge, limen, limit,
limitation, limiting factor, line, line of demarcation,
line of departure, low-water mark, lower limit, march, mark, mete,
new departure, oncoming, onset, opening, origin, origination,
outbreak, outset, point of departure, port of embarkation,
running start, send-off, setting in motion, setting-up, square one,
start, start-off, starting gate, starting line, starting place,
starting post, take-off, takeoff, target date, term, terminal date,
terminus, threshold, time allotment, upper limit

starting point at English => English (English Thesaurus) Of Explained:

[N] (Beginning): {Source}: origin, cause, source, rise, bud, germ, egg, rudiment, genesis, birth, nativity, cradle, infancy, start, inception, creation, starting point, dawn, morning, evolution, title-page, head, heading.

[N] (Departure): departure, embarkation, outset, start, removal, exit, egress, exodus, flight, leave taking, adieu, farewell, goodbye, starting point, point of departure, point of embarkation, place of departure.

starting point at English => English (Oxford Advanced Learners) Of Explained:

noun
1 ~ (for sth) a thing, an idea or a set of facts that can be used to begin a discussion or process:
The TV documentary served as a useful starting point for our discussion.
2 the place where you begin a journey

Starting point at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Starting \Start"ing\,
a. & n. from {Start}, v.

{Starting bar} (Steam Eng.), a hand lever for working the
values in starting an engine.

{Starting hole}, a loophole; evasion. [Obs.]

{Starting point}, the point from which motion begins, or from
which anything starts.

{Starting post}, a post, stake, barrier, or place from which
competitors in a race start, or begin the race.

starting point at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

starting point
n : earliest limiting point [syn: {terminus a quo}]

starting point at English (WD) Of Explained:

==English==

Noun

Inter: en-nou » n
  • A place where a journey starts.
    1. : Kings Cross Station proved to be the starting point of a journey that took me around the world.''
    2. A subject matter to use to commence an activity.
    3. : To examine some of the data and facts is a good starting point.

      Translations

      Inter: trans-top » place where a journey starts

  • Chinese:
  • : Mandarin: Inter: t » cmn|出發點|sc=Hani, Inter: t » cmn|出发点|tr=chūfādiǎn|sc=Hani, Inter: t » cmn|起始點|sc=Hani, Inter: t » cmn|起始点|tr=qǐshǐdiǎn|sc=Hani, Inter: t » cmn|起點|sc=Hani, Inter: t » cmn|起点|tr=qǐdiǎn|sc=Hani
  • Dutch: Inter: t+ » nl|beginpunt|n

  • Inter: trans-mi » d
    • Esperanto: Inter: t- » eo|elirpunkto
    • Finnish: Inter: t- » fi|lähtöpaikka, Inter: t- » fi|lähtöpiste
    • French: Inter: t+ » fr|point de départ|m
    • Spanish: punto de partida {{m}}
    • Welsh: Inter: t+ » cy|tarddle


    Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: trans-top » subject matter to commence an activity
    • Chinese:
    • : Mandarin: Inter: t » cmn|出發點|sc=Hani, Inter: t » cmn|出发点|tr=chūfādiǎn|sc=Hani, Inter: t- » cmn|開端|sc=Hani, Inter: t- » cmn|开端|tr=kāiduān|sc=Hani, Inter: t » cmn|起點|sc=Hani, Inter: t » cmn|起点|tr=qǐdiǎn|sc=Hani, Inter: t- » cmn|基礎|sc=Hani, Inter: t- » cmn|基础|tr=jīchǔ|sc=Hani


    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • Esperanto: Inter: t- » eo|elirpunkto
  • Finnish: Inter: t+ » fi|aloitus
  • French: Inter: t+ » fr|point de départ|m, Inter: t+ » fr|commencement|m
  • Welsh: Inter: t+ » cy|man cychwyn

  • Inter: trans-botto » m

    Anagrams

    * train spotting, trainspotting
    Translation: cy » starting point
    Translation: et » starting point
    Translation: fr » starting point
    Translation: pl » starting point
    Translation: zh » starting point