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synonyms for begun

  • going
  • happening
  • initiated
  • proceeding
  • working
  • in motion
  • in process
  • in progress
  • operational
  • operative
  • under way
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antonyms for begun

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  • latent
  • prospective
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How to use begun in a sentence

And he had waited so long for Grandfather Mole that he had begun to feel hungry again.
THE TALE OF GRANDFATHER MOLEARTHUR SCOTT BAILEY
The last three years I've been in the Judith Basin, and southern outfits haven't begun to come in there yet.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
Non-meerschaum smokers may not know what a delicate task this is, but once well begun the rest is comparatively easy.
FIFTY YEARS OF RAILWAY LIFE IN ENGLAND, SCOTLAND AND IRELANDJOSEPH TATLOW
But the house will rarely be empty now that the shooting has begun, and there is always something going on in the neighborhood.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
Next is a higher court in which suits for all larger matters are begun and tried, as well as appeals from the lower court.
PUTNAM'S HANDY LAW BOOK FOR THE LAYMANALBERT SIDNEY BOLLES
She had just begun it, had woven only a few inches, on that dreadful morning when the news of Alessandro's death reached her.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
She had just begun to think that she had better try the Casino, when down the steps from the upper terrace came three figures.
ROSEMARY IN SEARCH OF A FATHERC. N. WILLIAMSON
She had begun to speak with an abrupt and almost fierce nervous irritation, but she recovered herself immediately.
BELLA DONNAROBERT HICHENS
Very likely the next great war will have begun before we realize that the three days' delay in the fall of Antwerp saved Calais.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
Then he pulled himself together with a sharp effort and entered into the conversation that had begun again to buzz round him.
THREE MORE JOHN SILENCE STORIESALGERNON BLACKWOOD
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO BEGUN

  • begun
  • being made
  • going on
  • happening
  • under way
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.