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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: commence (0.01226 detik)
Found 3 items, similar to commence.
English → Indonesian
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English → English
v 1: take the first step or steps in carrying out an action; “We
began working at dawn”
; “Who will start?”
; “Get working
as soon as the sun rises!”
; “The first tourists began to
arrive in Cambodia”
; “He began early in the day”
get down to work now”
[syn: get down
, set about
, set out
] [ant: end
2: set in motion, cause to start; “The U.S. started a war in
the Middle East”
; “The Iraqis began hostilities”
; “begin a
new chapter in your life”
, lead off
3: get off the ground; “Who started this company?”
embarked on an exciting enterprise”
; “I start my day with
a good breakfast”
; “We began the new semester”
afternoon session begins at 4 PM”
; “The blood shed started
when the partisans launched a surprise attack”
, embark on
English → English
(k[o^]m*m[e^]ns"), v. i. [imp. & p. p.
(k[o^]m*m[e^]nst"); p. pr. & vb. n.
.] [F. commencer, OF. comencier, fr. L. com- +
initiare to begin. See Initiate
1. To have a beginning or origin; to originate; to start; to
Here the anthem doth commence. --Shak.
His heaven commences ere the world be past.
2. To begin to be, or to act as. [Archaic]
We commence judges ourselves. --Coleridge.
3. To take a degree at a university. [Eng.]
I question whether the formality of commencing was
used in that age. --Fuller.
, v. t.
To enter upon; to begin; to perform the first act of.
Many a wooer doth commence his suit. --Shak.
Note: It is the practice of good writers to use the verbal
noun (instead of the infinitive with to) after
commence; as, he commenced studying, not he commenced