Synonyms for jumping-off place
- beginning of venture
- beginning point
- jumping-off point
- starting blocks
- starting gate
- starting line
- starting post
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR JUMPING-OFF PLACE
He had come to a jumping-off place in his life—why had they not let him jump?
Surely he had not waited, shivering and hesitating, at the jumping-off place.
To some of them indeed Khartoum is only a jumping-off place.
He had been mighty near the jumping-off place that time, sure.
“But there is a jumping-off place at the bottom,” objected Margery.
"This is the jumping-off place," cried Marion, as they came in sight of the water.
So you're Hilgarde's brother, and here I've run into you at the jumping-off place.
Neither knowing the name of the other, they next met at this jumping-off place.
Before long we arrived at what may be called the "jumping-off place."
I suppose the Foreign Office will help me to get to the jumping-off place?'