Synonyms of commence in English:

commence


See definition of commence

verb

1‘the headmaster commenced his tour of inspection’

SYNONYMS

begin, start, start off

get down to business, get the ball rolling, get going, get under way, get off the ground, make a start on, set about, go about, enter on, embark on, launch into, lead off, get down to, set in motion, ring up the curtain on, open, initiate, institute, inaugurate

go ahead

informal get cracking on, get stuck into, kick off, get the show on the road

British informal get weaving, get weaving on

ANTONYMS

conclude