Launch - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |lɔːntʃ|  American pronunciation of the word launch
Brit.  |lɔːn(t)ʃ|  British pronunciation of the word launch

noun

- a motorboat with an open deck or a half deck
- the act of propelling with force (syn: launching)

verb

- set up or found (syn: establish, found)
- propel with force
- launch for the first time; launch on a maiden voyage
- begin with vigor(syn: plunge)
- get going; give impetus to
- smoothen the surface of

Examples

The enemy launched an attack at sunrise.

She's trying to launch a new career as a singer.

The police have launched an investigation into his activities.

He helped launch her in her career as a singer.

The company is expected to launch several new products next year.

You can launch the program by double-clicking on the icon.

The launch of a ship was a big occasion.

This morning's launch of the space shuttle has been delayed.

The missiles were launched against enemy targets.

The police have launched an investigation into the incident.

The musical theatre company is about to launch a new performer on the musical world.

We'll make a trip by launch to White Island.

The organization has launched a campaign to raise $150,000.

The Canadian police plan to launch an investigation into the deal.

The press launched a vicious attack on the President.

Word forms

verb
I/you/we/they: launch
he/she/it: launches
present participle: launching
past tense: launched
past participle: launched
noun
singular: launch
plural: launches
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