Definition of begin
set in motion, cause
to start; "The U.S. started a war in the Middle East"; "The Iraqis began hostilities"; "begin a new chapter
in your life"
or say; "`Now listen, friends', he began"
a beginning, of a temporal
event; "WW II began in 1939 when Hitler marched into Poland"; "The company's Asia tour
to speak, understand, read, and write
a language; "She began Russian at an early
age"; "We started French in fourth