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We found 32 dictionaries with English definitions that include the word commence:
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General dictionaries General (29 matching dictionaries)
  1. commence: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. commence: Oxford Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. commence: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. commence: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. commence: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. commence: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Commence, commence: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. commence: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. commence: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. commence: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. commence: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  12. commence: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  13. Commence, commence: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  14. commence: Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  15. commence: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  16. commence: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  17. Commence: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  18. commence: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  19. commence: Rhymezone [home, info]
  20. commence: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  21. commence: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  22. commence: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  23. commence: Hutchinson Dictionaries [home, info]
  24. commence: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  25. commence: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  26. commence: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  27. commence: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (1 matching dictionary)
  1. commence: Legal dictionary [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (1 matching dictionary)
  1. commence: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (1 matching dictionary)
  1. commence: Idioms [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (commence)

verb:  set in motion, cause to start
verb:  get off the ground
verb:  take the first step or steps in carrying out an action

▸ Also see commencing
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Phrases that include commence:   commence corporation, commence fracking, let battle commence more...

Words similar to commence:   begin, start, commenced, commencer, commencing, get, embark on, lead off, set about, set out, start out, start up, more...

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