start over - definition and synonyms

phrasal verb [intransitive/transitive] American
present tense
I/you/we/theystart over
he/she/itstarts over
present participlestarting over
past tensestarted over
past participlestarted over
  1. to begin doing something again from the beginning

    She counted all the envelopes, put them back in the box, then started over.

See also main entry: start