commences

All Noun Verb
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  • One and only one army is placed on each territory before the game commences.
  • After each round, the next round commences immediately until the tournament is won.
  • The summer term usually commences one week after each new year.
  • The festival commences with music and games until the evening when the sun goes down.
  • His history commences with the foundation of the world and runs up to his own times.
  • The first college class, and that a small one, commences the present year. Cited from The Oahu College at the Sandwich Islands, by Punahou School, etc.
  • With the Christian, the highest service only then commences when he leaves the church. Cited from Aurelian, by William Ware
  • He commences to wave his head side to side and up and down while calling.
  • This scene occurred the evening before that on which our story commences. Cited from Frank Oldfield, by T.P. Wilson
  • But who does not love that scene with which the novel commences? Cited from Thackeray, by Anthony Trollope
  • The training program for the selected candidates usually commences in August every year.
  • Before the drama proper commences there is a quick run through of the action without words.
  • Before play commences the player must first enter their name, date of birth and their favorite color.
  • The hot season commences early in March and continues till the middle of July.
  • Winter commences about the month of November, and spring generally begins in April. Cited from Hudson Bay, by R.M. Ballantyne
  • The work may be done either in the fall after growth has ceased or in the spring before growth commences. Cited from Practical Forestry in the Pacific Northwest, by Edward Tyson Allen
  • Combat commences by that the player character comes in contact with an enemy.
  • At last the rain is over, and the serious business of the day commences. Cited from Disturbed Ireland, by Bernard H. Becker
  • He should call sufficiently early to allow them to reach their destination before the performance commences. Cited from Our Deportment, by John H. Young
  • The hen then commences a second round and may attack the first one.
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Root form of commences is commence for the verb.