from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adv. In motion or operation.
  • adv. Already commenced or initiated; in progress.
  • adv. Nautical Neither anchored nor moored to a fixed object.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • In operation, in progress, commenced.
  • Into motion, into its course.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • prep. in a condition to make progress; having started.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adv. in motion; set in motion


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