Synonyms of launch in English:


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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’


throw, hurl, fling, pitch, lob, toss, cast, let fly, propel, project

fire, shoot

informal chuck, heave, sling

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

start the ball rolling

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