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1. launch

verb. ['ˈlɔntʃ'] set up or found.

Synonyms

  • establish
  • open
  • found
  • set up

Antonyms

  • abolish
  • middle
  • death
  • stop

Etymology

  • lancha (Portuguese)
  • launchen (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Rhymes with Launch

  • staunch

How do you pronounce launch?

Pronounce launch as lɔnʧ.

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How do you spell launch? Is it lauch ?

A common misspelling of launch is lauch

Sentences with launch


1. Noun, singular or mass
The park has a boat launch for small craft including kayaks and canoes.

2. Verb, base form
Click the file of your choice and then click the "Open" button to launch the file.

Quotes about launch


1. Apple Computer would not have reached its current peak of success if it had feared to roll the dice and launch products that didn't always hit the mark. In the mid-1990s, the company was considered washed up, Steve Jobs had departed, and a string of lackluster product launches unrelated to the company's core business.
- Naveen Jain

2. If anyone says that the best life of all is to sail the sea, and then adds that I must not sail upon a sea where shipwrecks are a common occurrence and there are often sudden storms that sweep the helmsman in an adverse direction, I conclude that this man, although he lauds navigation, really forbids me to launch my ship.
- Seneca, The Stoic Philosophy of Seneca: Essays and Letters

3. Poetry Trek: 'To Boldly Go Where No man Has Gone Before' A poet must get into spaceship every dayand launch himself into metaphorical space.
- Beryl Dov

2. launch

verb. ['ˈlɔntʃ'] propel with force.

Synonyms

  • impel
  • blast off
  • float

Antonyms

  • stay
  • pull out
  • leave
  • dissuade

Etymology

  • lancha (Portuguese)
  • launchen (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. launch

verb. ['ˈlɔntʃ'] launch for the first time; launch on a maiden voyage.

Antonyms

  • ending

Etymology

  • lancha (Portuguese)
  • launchen (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. launch

verb. ['ˈlɔntʃ'] begin with vigor.

Synonyms

  • begin
  • set out
  • set about
  • plunge
  • start out
  • get down
  • get
  • start

Antonyms

  • elate
  • abstain
  • stand still
  • lose

Etymology

  • lancha (Portuguese)
  • launchen (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. launch

noun. ['ˈlɔntʃ'] a motorboat with an open deck or a half deck.

Synonyms

  • motorboat

Antonyms

  • raise
  • encourage

Etymology

  • lancha (Portuguese)
  • launchen (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. launch

verb. ['ˈlɔntʃ'] get going; give impetus to.

Synonyms

  • displace
  • set in motion

Antonyms

  • take away
  • repel
  • deactivation

Etymology

  • lancha (Portuguese)
  • launchen (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. launch

noun. ['ˈlɔntʃ'] the act of propelling with force.

Synonyms

  • propulsion
  • rocket firing
  • launching
  • rocket launching

Antonyms

  • arrive
  • disarrange
  • avoid
  • ascend

Etymology

  • lancha (Portuguese)
  • launchen (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. launch

verb. ['ˈlɔntʃ'] smoothen the surface of.

Synonyms

  • smooth

Antonyms

  • lend
  • refuse

Etymology

  • lancha (Portuguese)
  • launchen (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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