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To start doing something - thesaurus

Synonyms

begin

verb

to start doing something

start on

to begin working on something or dealing with something

set about

to begin doing something, especially in a determined or enthusiastic way

get down to

to start doing something seriously or with a lot of effort

get around to

to do something after you have intended to do it for some time

go to

to start doing a particular activity or being in a particular state

take over

to begin to do something that someone else was doing

start

verb

used for saying that someone begins to do something

take up

to start doing something regularly as a habit, job, or interest

dive in

to start doing something in a very enthusiastic way

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attack

verb

to begin working on something or doing something with enthusiasm and determination

begin

verb

to start feeling or thinking something

break into

to start doing something

burst into

to suddenly start doing something

burst into life

to suddenly start working or becoming active

buy into

informal to start to do something that a lot of other people are doing, or to believe something that a lot of other people believe

come

verb

to start doing something

come to grips with something

to start to deal with a problem, situation, or job that you have to do

embark on

to start a new project or activity, usually one that will be difficult and will take time

enter on

to begin something or begin to take part in something

fall into

to start doing something by chance

fall to doing something

to start doing something

fling yourself into/at something

to start doing something with energy or enthusiasm

follow

verb

if you follow one thing with another, you do the second after you have done the first

follow up

to do something in addition to what you have already done, in order to be certain of achieving your goal

get

verb

informal to start doing something, making progress, or going somewhere

get about the business of doing something

to begin to do something

get busy

to start doing something

get cracking

to start doing something or going somewhere immediately

get down to business

to start doing something that you need to do

get/go/set to work (on something)

to start doing something

get into

to start doing something regularly in a particular way

get into/hit your stride

to begin to do something confidently and well

get started

to begin doing something

get stuck in

to start doing something, especially eating a meal or doing some work, with energy and enthusiasm

get the show on the road

to begin a particular activity

get to

to start doing something

go

verb

to begin doing something

go on

to start doing a particular activity or being in a particular state

hoe in

to start doing something with energy and enthusiasm

jump-start

verb

to start something in a very active and successful way

launch into

to start something such as an explanation, project, or attack with a lot of enthusiasm

lead off

to begin something by doing or saying something

leap in

to do something immediately, and often with enthusiasm, as soon as you have the chance to do it

leap into action

to suddenly start doing something

let rip

to start to do something with a lot of energy

let’s roll/let’s get rolling

used for saying you want to start doing something

make a move

to start doing something to achieve a goal or solve a problem

make a start

to begin doing something

move

verb

to begin doing something in order to achieve a goal or solve a problem

plunge in

to suddenly start doing something with energy and enthusiasm, but sometimes without thinking about it first

plunge into

to suddenly start doing something with energy and enthusiasm, but sometimes without thinking about it first

put your shoulder to the wheel

to start doing something with all your energy and determination

rock and roll

verb

informal to start happening, or to start doing something

rush/jump/plunge headlong into something

mainly literary to start doing something with a lot of enthusiasm but without thinking about it first

set out

to start doing or working on something in order to achieve a goal

set to

to start doing something in a determined or enthusiastic way

set to work

to start working, especially in a determined or enthusiastic way

spring to life

to begin to be active

start

verb

to begin a period of time in a particular way

start

verb

to be involved in something at the beginning

start off

to make something begin

swing into action

to start doing something quickly and effectively, especially something that you have been trained to do

take the plunge

to finally do something important, difficult, or dangerous after thinking about it

take to

to start doing something as a habit

tear into

to start doing something with a lot of energy or enthusiasm

throw yourself into something

if you throw yourself into an activity, you start giving all your energy or attention to doing it

turn to

to start to do or to use something in an attempt to help yourself when you are having difficulty dealing with a situation

weigh into

to become involved in something such as a discussion in an enthusiastic way

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