Definition of Commencing

1. Verb. (present participle of commence) ¹



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Definition of Commencing

1. commence [v] - See also: commence

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Commencing

commemorators
commemoratory
commemorial
commence
commenced
commencement
commencement ceremony
commencement day
commencement exercise
commencements
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commencers
commences
commencest
commenceth
commencing (current term)
commend
commendable
commendableness
commendably
commendam
commendams
commendataries
commendatary
commendation
commendations
commendator
commendatories
commendators
commendatory

Literary usage of Commencing

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1. The Constitution of the United States of America: With an Alphabetical by William Hickey, United States (1854)
"... and a day on which the electors should assemble to vote for the President, and the time and place for commencing proceedings under this Constitution, ..."

2. The History of Civilization: From the Fall of the Roman Empire to the French by Guizot (François), F. Guizot (1856)
"Of the warfaring band—Elements of the new social state: 1. Of commencing royalty; 2. Of commencing feudalism ; 3. Of the church, after the invasion—Summary. ..."

3. Proceedings by American Society of Civil Engineers (1902)
"A highway commencing at or near the City of Hollister, and extending thence ... A highway commencing at a point on the State Highway through San Luis Obispo ..."

4. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1904)
"Then commencing at the quarter section corner on the East line of Sec 26. and ... Then commencing at the stake 20.00 chaînes North of the SE. cor. of Sec. ..."

5. Publishers Weekly by Publishers' Board of Trade (U.S.), Book Trade Association of Philadelphia, American Book Trade Union, Am. Book Trade Association, R.R. Bowker Company (1874)
"The above picture exhibits the board with the counters set in order for commencing the game. Each player uses four counters of the same color, two dice, ..."

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