What Is Another Way to Say “Get Started”?

Looking for synonyms for get started? We’ve got you covered!

Here’s a list of other ways to say get started.

  • Commence
  • Begin
  • Initiate
  • Kick off
  • Embark on
  • Start off
  • Launch
  • Undertake
  • Set in motion
  • Enter into
  • Get underway
  • Open
  • Inaugurate
  • Activate
  • Set out
  • Go ahead
  • Make a start
  • Proceed
  • Get going
  • Dive in

Want to learn how to say get started professionally? Keep reading for examples and use cases.

1. Commence

Used to formally indicate the beginning of something.

  • Example: “The ceremony to commence the construction of the new facility will take place next Monday.”

2. Begin

A general term for starting any activity or process.

  • Example: “We will begin the quarterly financial review at 10 AM sharp.”

3. Initiate

Suitable for starting a process or action, often something formal or significant.

  • Example: “The department will initiate a comprehensive audit next week.”

4. Kick off

Informal way to start an event, meeting, or project.

  • Example: “The annual sales conference will kick off with a keynote speech from the CEO.”

5. Embark on

Used when starting a significant project or journey.

  • Example: “The team is excited to embark on this new research and development venture.”

6. Start off

Appropriate for the initial phase or beginning of an activity.

  • Example: “We’ll start off the meeting with a review of last month’s performance.”

7. Launch

Used when starting something significant, like a product, service, or initiative.

  • Example: “The company will launch its new software platform this spring.”

8. Undertake

Suitable for beginning a task or project that requires effort or commitment.

  • Example: “We are ready to undertake the challenges of the upcoming merger.”

9. Set in Motion

Refers to starting a process that will develop or continue by itself.

  • Example: “With the new policy set in motion, we expect to see significant improvements.”

10. Enter into

Used when beginning a formal agreement or situation.

  • Example: “The company will enter into a partnership with the leading technology firm next month.”

11. Get Underway

Indicates the start of an event or activity.

  • Example: “The training session will get underway as soon as everyone arrives.”

12. Open

Appropriate for initiating events, exhibitions, or formal meetings.

  • Example: “The mayor will open the new public library on Saturday.”

13. Inaugurate

Used for marking the beginning of an institution, project, or period.

  • Example: “The CEO will inaugurate the new corporate headquarters next week.”

14. Activate

Suitable for initiating a system, process, or machine.

  • Example: “We will activate the new online booking system tomorrow.”

15. Set Out

Refers to starting a journey, task, or plan.

  • Example: “The team set out their goals for the year in the annual strategic planning meeting.”

16. Go Ahead

Used when beginning an action after receiving approval or clearance.

  • Example: “Now that we have the green light, let’s go ahead with the project implementation.”

17. Make a Start

Informal way to begin a task or activity.

  • Example: “Let’s make a start on the new marketing campaign brainstorming.”

18. Proceed

Suitable for beginning an action, especially following something else.

  • Example: “After the introduction, the speaker will proceed with the main lecture.”

19. Get Going

Informal and energetic way to start an activity.

  • Example: “It’s time to get going with our team-building exercises.”

20. Dive In

Informal expression for starting enthusiastically.

  • Example: “Let’s dive in and analyze the new data from the customer survey.”

Linda Brown