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begin (三単現: begins, 現在分詞: beginning, 過去形: began, 過去分詞: begun )

  1. (自動詞) 始まる開始する。(begin with ...で)...から始める。
    • 1914年, Silvanus Thompson, "Calculus Made Easy"[1]
      Let us begin with some simple case of an added constant, thus: Let y = x3 + 5. (Silvanus Thompson. "Calculus Made Easy")
      定数が一つ加わった簡単な例から始めよう。たとえば、y = x3 + 5 としよう。
    • 2020年, VOA News, "Coronavirus Forces Delay of 2020 Olympics"[2]
      The Olympics have been canceled three times since the modern Games began in 1896.
  2. (他動詞) 始める開始する。取りかかる
    • 1900年, L. Frank Baum, "The Wonderful Wizard of Oz"[3]
      When Dorothy was left alone she began to feel hungry.
    • 1918年, William Strunk, "The Elements of Style"[4]
      Quotations of an entire line, or more, of verse, are begun on a fresh line and centered, but need not be enclosed in quotation marks.




  1. Silvanus Thompson. "Calculus Made Easy". Second edition. 1914. Macmillan & Co., Limited. (Project Gutenberg. Release Date: October 9, 2012.
  2. VOA News. March 24, 2020. "Coronavirus Forces Delay of 2020 Olympics" Voice of America. 2020年8月17日参照
  3. L. Frank Baum. "The Wonderful Wizard of Oz". 1900. (Project Gutenberg. Release Date: February, 1993. Most recently updated: October 19, 2020.
  4. William Strunk. "The Elements of Style". 1918. (Project Gutenberg. Release Date: August 19, 2011.