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  • verbsend off
  • verbbegin, initiate

synonyms for launching

  • fire
  • barrage
  • bombard
  • bung
  • cast
  • catapult
  • discharge
  • dispatch
  • drive
  • eject
  • fling
  • heave
  • hurl
  • lance
  • pitch
  • project
  • propel
  • shoot
  • sling
  • throw
  • toss
  • send forth
  • set afloat
  • set in motion
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antonyms for launching

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  • catch
  • hold
  • keep
  • receive
  • cease
  • end
  • finish
  • stop
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How to use launching in a sentence

That day marked distinctly Scattergood's launching on a greater body of water.
SCATTERGOOD BAINESCLARENCE BUDINGTON KELLAND
It is arrogance to think of launching out to serve the whole of India when I am hardly able to serve even my own family.
THIRD CLASS IN INDIAN RAILWAYSMAHATMA GANDHI
And this, alas—as the publisher pointed out—was a poor sort of preparation for the launching of the war-novel.
LOVE'S PILGRIMAGEUPTON SINCLAIR
He agreed, and, launching our boat and throwing in two buckets of eggs, we pulled out.
FAMOUS ADVENTURES AND PRISON ESCAPES OF THE CIVIL WARVARIOUS
Then came the work of putting the boat into shape, launching it, getting in the stores, and lastly the voyagers.
OVERLANDJOHN WILLIAM DE FOREST
Not a soul did he encounter until he reached the beach, when he came upon two sailors, launching a rowing boat.
JACK HARKAWAY'S BOY TINKER AMONG THE TURKSBRACEBRIDGE HEMYNG
(b) Were the arrangements for manning and launching the boats on board the Titanic in case of emergency proper and sufficient?
LOSS OF THE STEAMSHIP 'TITANIC'BRITISH GOVERNMENT
The struggle continued fiercely during the following days, the Germans launching numerous attacks with compact masses of troops.
YPRES AND THE BATTLES OF YPRESUNKNOWN
"Remington wants us to give up launching Dreadnoughts and launch babies instead," Burshort urged.
THE NEW MACHIAVELLIHERBERT GEORGE WELLS
“The ways of life are straight like the grooves of launching,” said the man; and he took her by the hand.
THE WORKS OF ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON, VOLUME XXIROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON
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WORDS RELATED TO LAUNCHING

  • ablution
  • baptismal
  • christening
  • debut
  • dedication
  • immersion
  • introduction
  • launching
  • lustration
  • purgation
  • purge
  • purification
  • rite of passage
  • ritual
  • sanctification
  • sprinkling
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