Synonyms of starter


1. starter, starter motor, starting motor, electric motor

usage: an electric motor for starting an engine

2. starter, contestant

usage: a contestant in a team sport who is in the game at the beginning

3. starter, dispatcher, official

usage: the official who signals the beginning of a race or competition

4. newcomer, fledgling, fledgeling, starter, neophyte, freshman, newbie, entrant, novice, beginner, tyro, tiro, initiate

usage: any new participant in some activity

5. appetizer, appetiser, starter, course

usage: food or drink to stimulate the appetite (usually served before a meal or as the first course)

6. crank, starter, hand tool

usage: a hand tool consisting of a rotating shaft with parallel handle

7. starter, culture

usage: a culture containing yeast or bacteria that is used to start the process of fermentation or souring in making butter or cheese or dough; "to make sourdough you need a starter"

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Definition and meaning of starter (Dictionary)