–verb (used with object)
1. to set (a boat or ship) in the water.
2. to float (a newly constructed boat or ship) usually by allowing to slide down inclined ways into the water.
3. to send forth, catapult, or release, as a self-propelled vehicle or weapon.
4. to start (a person) on a course, career, etc.
5. to set going; initiate.
6. to throw; hurl.
7. to start (a new venture) or promote (a new product).
8. Computers . to start (a software program).
–verb (used without object)
9. to burst out or plunge boldly or directly into action, speech, etc.
10.to start out or forth; push out or put forth on the water.
11.the act of launching.
1. a heavy open or half-decked boat propelled by oars or by an engine.
2. a large utility boat carried by a warship.
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