launchnoun [ C ]uk /lɔːntʃ/ us /lɑːntʃ/
launch noun [ C ] (EVENT)
How much champagne will we need for the launch?
- The system has been plagued with glitches ever since its launch.
- The car has enjoyed modest success since its launch, but the Mark 2 version is expected to be far more popular.
- Our marketing people have come up with a great idea for the launch of the new model.
- The normally publicity-shy director will be making several public appearances for the launch of the movie.
- She wore a Dior gown for the launch.
launch noun [ C ] (LEAVE LAND)
launch verb (BEGIN)
- There are plans afoot to launch a new radio station.
- The Glasgow-based company is to launch a stock-market flotation this summer.
- The company is poised to launch its new advertising campaign.
- The government is planning to launch a benchmarking scheme to guide consumers.
- They're about to launch a campaign to unionize workers at all major discount supermarkets in the area.
Thesaurus: synonyms and related words
launch verb (SEND)
to launch a missile
launch yourself mainly UK