Start-up meaning

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To start up is to begin something from scratch.

An example of start up is when you take up playing guitar.

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A starting or starting up.
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A new business venture.
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Of or for a new business venture.

Start-up capital.

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A company that has just begun operations. A start-up has the potential to make the owner a significant amount of money but it also can be a risky investment. Venture capital funds typically invest in start-ups. Angel investors, wealthy investors who are willing to give a small amount of initial or seed money, also may fund start-ups.
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The act or process of starting a process or machine.
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Alternative spelling of startup.
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One who comes suddenly into notice; an upstart.

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(intransitive) To rise suddenly.

He 'started up when he heard the scream.

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(intransitive) To begin to operate.

The four of them started up a law practice.

The engine started up right away.

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(intransitive, colloquial) To begin.

They started up playing.

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The definition of a start up is a fledging company that has just begun.

An example of a start up is a new technology company who has a great product they want to begin making and who is just looking for investors to help them grow their business and get the product made.

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Origin of start-up