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Definition of "start out" [start out]

  • To begin one's life, or occupation. (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "start out" in a sentence
  • "I start out with that spiel because I always get questions from mental health people about our treatment philosophy, modes of therapy-all that good stuff."
  • "—Nothin like a good fight to start out a solid friendship."
  • "Hawking writes: Why did the universe start out with so nearly the critical rate of expansion that separates models that recollapse from those that go on expanding forever, that even now, 10 thousand million years later, it is still expanding at nearly the critical rate?"