Die Übersetzung von "start" - Englisch-Französisch Wörterbuch


verb /staː/

to leave or begin a journey

We shall have to start at 5.30 a.m. in order to get to the boat in time.

to begin

commencer (à)
He starts working at six o’clock every morning
She started to cry
She starts her new job next week
Haven’t you started (on) your meal yet?
What time does the play start?

to (cause an engine etc to) begin to work

(faire) démarrer
I can’t start the car
The car won’t start
The clock stopped but I started it again.

to cause something to begin or begin happening etc

One of the students decided to start a college magazine.
starter noun

a person, horse etc that actually runs etc in a race.


a person who gives the signal for the race to start.


a device in a car etc for starting the engine.

starting-point noun

the point from which something begins.

point de départ
for a start

(used in argument etc) in the first place, or as the first point in an argument

pour commencer
You can’t have a new bicycle because for a start we can’t afford one.
get off to a good/bad start

to start well or badly in a race, business etc

bien/mal commencer
Chelsea got off to a bad start when they conceded a penalty just two minutes into the game.
start off

to begin a journey

se mettre en route
It’s time we started off.

to cause or allow something to begin, someone to start doing something etc

The money lent to him by his father started him off as a bookseller.
start out

to begin a journey; to start off

se mettre en route
We shall have to start out at dawn.
start up

to (cause to) begin or begin working etc

The machine suddenly started up
He has started up a new boys’ club.
to start with

at the beginning

au début
He was very nervous to start with.

as the first point (in an argument etc)

There are many reasons why he shouldn’t get the job. To start with, he isn’t qualified.

(Die Übersetzung von "start" von PASSWORT Englisch-Französisch Wörterbuch © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)