commence commence  /kə ˈmɛns/


  1. (v) take the first step or steps in carrying out an action
  2. (v) set in motion, cause to start
  3. (v) get off the ground


  1. College World Series 2013: Pitchers Who Will Dominate Thier Opposition

    The 2013 College World Series will commence tomorrow in Omaha, and while LSU and Oregon State have made it there as a result of superb starting pitching, a pair of dominnat relievers has been the story for  Mississippi State . Among the eight teams remaining in the tournament, there are some notable arms with lights-out stuff.     LSU: Aaron Nola The Tigers made quick work of Oklahoma in the ...
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Bleacher Report

  2. Ashburton To Commence Work On Hackett Claims Adjoining Doubleview Cu-Au Project, British Columbia

    VANCOUVER, B.C. – ASHBURTON VENTURES INC. (TSX-V: ABR) (ARB-FRANKFURT) (“Ashburton” or the "Company”) announces work is planned to commence next week at its recently announced Hackett claims adjacent ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Accesswire via Yahoo! Finance

  3. Euromax Resources Graduates to Tier 1 of TSX Venture Exchange

    Euromax Resources Ltd. is pleased to announce that it has graduated to Tier 1 of the TSX Venture Exchange. Euromax will commence trading as a Tier 1 issuer on Friday, June 14, 2013. Tier 1 is the premier ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Marketwired via Yahoo! Finance


  1. "At the end of that period, we will commence a process of assessment to examine the conditions on the ground," Petraeus said. "This process will be continuous, with recommendations for further reductions made as conditions permit."
    on Apr 8, 2008 By: David Petraeus Source: Sioux Falls Argus Leader

  2. Ringo Starr added: "The Beatles continue to evolve with the passing of time and how wonderful that The Beatles' legacy will find its natural progression into the 21st century through the computerized world we live in. Let the games commence."
    on Oct 30, 2008 By: Ringo Starr Source: Newsweek

  3. "It's not a question of whether Australia will start an emissions trading scheme. This country should commence an emissions trading scheme," Dr Nelson said. "We need to know what the major emitters around the world are prepared to do, and if...
    on Jul 29, 2008 By: Brendan Nelson Source: The Australian

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