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Synonyms of launch in English:


  • 1 he ordered his crewmen to launch a boat
    set afloat, float;
    put to sea, put into the water, send down the slipway
  • 2 they've launched the shuttle
    send into orbit, put into orbit;
    blast off, take off, lift off
  • 3 a chair was launched at him
  • 4 Amnesty International has launched an emergency appeal
    set in motion, get going, get under way, start, begin, embark on, usher in, initiate, put in place, instigate, institute, inaugurate, set up, bring out, organize, introduce, open;
    establish, found, originate, create, pioneer, lay the foundations of, lay the first stone of, bring into being, activate, mastermind, float, debut, roll out;
    informal kick off
    formal commence
  • 5 he launched into a tirade against the government
    start, burst into, break into, begin, embark on, get going on
    formal commence
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