outset

Definitions of outset
  1. noun
    the time at which something is supposed to begin
    synonyms: beginning, commencement, first, get-go, kickoff, offset, showtime, start, starting time
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    Antonyms:
    middle
    time between the beginning and the end of a temporal period
    end, ending
    the point in time at which something ends
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    birth
    the time when something begins (especially life)
    incipience, incipiency
    beginning to exist or to be apparent
    starting point, terminus a quo
    earliest limiting point
    threshold
    the starting point for a new state or experience
    cradle
    birth of a person
    type of:
    point, point in time
    an instant of time
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