start up

Definitions of start up
  1. verb
    get going or set in motion
    synonyms: start
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    Antonyms:
    stop
    cause to stop
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    kick-start
    start (a motorcycle) by means of a kick starter
    hot-wire
    start (a car engine) without a key by bypassing the ignition interlock
    re-start, restart
    start an engine again, for example
    crank, crank up
    start by cranking
    jump, jump-start, jumpstart
    start (a car engine whose battery is dead) by connecting it to another car's battery
  2. verb
    get off the ground
    synonyms: commence, embark on, start
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    inaugurate, kick off
    commence officially
    open
    begin or set in action, of meetings, speeches, recitals, etc.
    swear in
    administer on oath to
    dedicate
    open to public use, as of a highway, park, or building
    inaugurate
    open ceremoniously or dedicate formally
    call to order
    open formally
    type of:
    begin, commence, lead off, start
    set in motion, cause to start
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