starting

Definitions of starting
  1. adjective
    appropriate to the beginning or start of an event
    “the starting point”
    “hands in the starting position”
    Synonyms:
    opening
    first or beginning
  2. adjective
    (especially of eyes) bulging or protruding as with fear
    “with eyes starting from their sockets”
    Synonyms:
    protrusive
    thrusting outward
  3. noun
    a turn to be a starter (in a game at the beginning)
    “his starting meant that the coach thought he was one of their best linemen”
    synonyms: start
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    type of:
    play, turn
    (game) the activity of doing something in an agreed succession
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