start out

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v start out 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","Let's get down to work now"
    • v start out leave "The family took off for Florida"
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Quotations

  • Jim Bakker
    Jim Bakker
    “I started out by believing God for a newer car than the one I was driving. I started out believing God for a nicer apartment than I had. Then I moved up.”
  • Spike Lee
    Spike Lee
    “You've really got to start hitting the books because it's no joke out here.”
  • Scott Mcnealy
    Scott Mcnealy
    “In a start-up company, you basically throw out all assumptions every three weeks.”
  • Albert Einstein
    Albert%20Einstein
    “All meaningful and lasting change starts first in your imagination and then works its way out. Imagination is more important than knowledge.”
  • Elizabeth Bowen
    Elizabeth%20Bowen
    “When you love someone all your saved-up wishes start coming out.”
  • Don Marquis
    Don%20Marquis
    “now and then there is a person born who is so unlucky that he runs into accidents which started out to happen to somebody else.”

Usage

In literature:

Prices are starting out considerably higher than for several years.
"Northern Nut Growers Association Report of the Proceedings at the Twenty-Fourth Annual Meeting" by Northern Nut Growers Association
When Violet started out to give her doll a walk the little girl had no notion of going very far.
"Six Little Bunkers at Uncle Fred's" by Laura Lee Hope
There was generally a "circus" every morning on the men starting out to their work.
"Ranching, Sport and Travel" by Thomas Carson
He started out to the car, but was detained by Landy.
"David Lannarck, Midget" by George S. Harney
First mornin' we started him out early for the Battery, to size up the Bowling Green Buildin' and the Aquarium.
"Torchy" by Sewell Ford
Lucy Lee don't mean to complain, but when she gets started on the subject she lets the whole thing out.
"Torchy As A Pa" by Sewell Ford
We started out on foot, and would go a little ways each day, and mammy would try to get a little something to do to get us some food.
"Slave Narratives, Oklahoma" by Various
We are going to find out, by starting out slowly and increasing our acceleration to as much as we can stand.
"The Skylark of Space" by Edward Elmer Smith and Lee Hawkins Garby
We need at least four tons to spare, and we only started out with twenty.
"Islands of Space" by John W Campbell
Accordingly, after an early supper, Colin started out with Vincente to a section of the shore.
"The Boy With the U. S. Fisheries" by Francis Rolt-Wheeler
When you get a job, just think of yourself as actually starting out in business for yourself, as really working for yourself.
"Pushing to the Front" by Orison Swett Marden
With small pails and a big basket mother and I would start out after the work at home was done.
"The Life and Adventures of Nat Love" by Nat Love
Of course Mr. Witherspoon expected to start out on the hike with the boys.
"The Boy Scouts of Lenox" by Frank V. Webster
He tried to think it out, groped for a starting point.
"The Brand of Silence" by Harrington Strong
Parties who had started out on that trail as devoted chums, finished it as lifelong enemies.
"The Trail of '98" by Robert W. Service
Roch wrote to me that if he had started out with the expectation of being followed, he had no such fears now.
"The Expressman and the Detective" by Allan Pinkerton
Finally my grandfather concluded that he, too, must start out to try and get some food.
"Old Rail Fence Corners" by Various
In spite of bridges washed out, and many hindrances, sympathetic farmers began to gather within two hours after Luther had started out.
"The Wind Before the Dawn" by Dell H. Munger
Our ship started out first.
"The Red Watch" by J. A. Currie
Miranda Bailey and her companions finished the meal and started out.
"Rimrock Trail" by J. Allan Dunn
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In poetry:

What starts the thunder overhead?
Who makes the crashing noise?
Are the angels falling out of bed?
Are they breaking all their toys?
"Questions At Night" by Louis Untermeyer
Up started then, from out the hill,
The demon’s hoary wife;
She curs’d the king a thousand times,
And brandish’d high her knife.
"Saint Oluf (From The Old Danish)" by George Borrow
They came in the hush of the midnight,
In the glare of the noonday start
Out from the graves we made them--
The graves we made in the heart.
"The Ghosts In The Heart" by Madge Morris Wagner
This be our wish:---That each may, do his part,
And give, out of himself, all that he can,
And fight the final battle as the start,
That each, before the world, may prove a man.
"Envoi - I" by Robert A Donaldson
Now, sometimes I wake in the night
And hear the sound of dead leaves
against the shutters. And then a distant
Music starts, a music out of an abyss,
And it is dawn before I sleep again.
"A Musician's Wife" by Weldon Kees
First in the heart is the dream-
Then the mind starts seeking a way.
His eyes look out on the world,
On the great wooded world,
On the rich soil of the world,
On the rivers of the world.
"Freedom's Plow" by Langston Hughes

In news:

Many families start out writing in their kids' baby diaries for a few years, then set them aside.
Pic will start out in limited release.
The family-owned company started out here with a small shop featuring local produce and, later, service meat.
It started out as a lovely Shabbat walk.
It all started out with skydiving for Make A Wish Of Northeast NY(Photos and video of that to follow in the next few days).
The boys started out Saturday playing Sulphur Springs and won 10-2, then took a 4-1 win against Lindale.
"I started out as a clerk," she said, referring to San-Mar.
What started out as a mild concern for the Seattle Seahawks became a full-blown issue after losing to Detroit.
After a twenty- to thirty-minute hike from the Revelation lift, Gold Hill Chute #9 starts out with a steep, narrow drop-in, then opens up into the Palmyra Basin bowls below.
Maine goal for Maplewood's Richards: Start out fast.
Lady Dragons start out 1-0.
Holiday weekend will start out nice, then get iffy.
Start out with a ridiculous idea.
Wildcats start out on tough note Top senior sees improvement.
Did Stonehenge start out as royal cemetery.
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In science:

In the previous papers, the assumption was made that the state starts out as the one minimizing the energy density.
Trans-Planckian Physics and the Spectrum of Fluctuations in a Bouncing Universe
It turns out that the simple random walk on a graph with |V | vertices has at least probability 1/2 to hit any given vertex starting from any other in |V |3 steps.
Quantum random walks - an introductory overview
To start out it will be useful to consider the ϕp -transform of a translated ”seed” function φ(x).
Anlaytic mean-field Hall crystal solution at nu=1/3: composite fermion like sub-bands and correlation effects
If we take λ > 0 small enough, then the integral curves of Z starting at T (λ) ⊂ W ∗con sweep out a tubular neighborhood of c.
A higher dimensional generalization of taut foliations
Starting from the character of consciousness we have shown that space and time are observables and they do not exist “out there” independently of events in consciousness (Universal and particular).
Founding quantum theory on the basis of consciousness
The well-scaled transition to the diffusion limit in the framework of the theory of continuous-time random walk (CTRW) is presented starting from its representation as an infinite series that points out the subordinated character of the CTRW itself.
Continuous time random walk and parametric subordination in fractional diffusion
Starting from a parent action Z d2σd4θ (cid:0)K (φ, ¯φ, χ, ¯χ, U, ¯U , V , ¯V ) − XLU − ¯XL ¯U − XRV − ¯XR ¯V (cid:1) , where U and V are unrestricted superfields, we may choose to integrate out semichiral superfields XL and XR , which restricts U = UL to be left semichiral and V = VR to be right semichiral.
Linearizing Generalized Kahler Geometry
Our starting point is a calculation on rapidly-updated networks which turns out to be the first-order approximation of a naive perturbation expansion for the quenched system.
Diffusion Processes on Small-World Networks with Distance-Dependent Random-Links
We would like to consider a scenario where the quantum state of any mode starts out in the instantaneous vacuum in the asymptotic past.
Particle creation, classicality and related issues in quantum field theory: II. Examples from field theory
As regards the variation of the classicality parameter, it turns out that this measure is zero to start with (at the instant when the mode is in the instantaneous ground state) but subsequently (for η > η0 ) develops an oscillatory profile that has a finite amplitude at late times.
Particle creation, classicality and related issues in quantum field theory: II. Examples from field theory
If it happens that Υ′ dies out as well, repeating this construction one can start another independent copy Υ′′ , and so on.
Shape and local growth for multidimensional branching random walks in random environment
The window function starts to vanish for kξ < 1 once the mode leaves the horizon because it freezes out.
Inflationary Hubble Parameter from the Gravitational Wave Spectrum in the General Slow-roll Approximation
In two dimension, again starting both processes from Lebesgue measure, Dawson and Fleischmann proved that although the catalyst dies out locally, this is true only in probability.
Branching diffusions, superdiffusions and random media
Note that, since the triangulation set-up phase, which identifies Θl (rl ) and computes the barycentric coordinates, as explained in Subsection II-B, are to be carried out only once at the start of DILOC, they require a constant computation/communication complexity, so we do not account explicitly for it.
Distributed Sensor Localization in Random Environments using Minimal Number of Anchor Nodes
For each weighted graph (X, K ) if λ = λs (x) then the λ-BRW starting from one particle at x ∈ X dies out local ly almost surely.
Characterization of the critical values of branching random walks on weighted graphs through infinite-type branching processes
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