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1 launch /ˈlɑːntʃ/ verb
launches; launched; launching
1 launch
/ˈlɑːntʃ/
verb
launches; launched; launching
Learner's definition of LAUNCH
[+ object]
: to send or shoot (something, such as a rocket) into the air or water or into outer space
: to put (a boat or ship) on the water
: to throw (something) forward in a forceful way
: to begin (something that requires much effort)
: to cause (a person or group) to start to be successful in a career, business, etc.
: to offer or sell (something) for the first time
computers : to cause (a program) to start operating

launch into

[phrasal verb]
launch into (something) : to suddenly begin doing or saying (something) in an energetic way
launch (yourself) into (something) : to become involved in (something) in an energetic way

launch out

[phrasal verb]
: to begin doing something that is new and very different from what you have been doing

— launcher

noun, plural launchers [count]
2 launch /ˈlɑːntʃ/ noun
plural launches
2 launch
/ˈlɑːntʃ/
noun
plural launches
Learner's definition of LAUNCH
[count]
: an act of launching something: such as
: an act of shooting something (such as a rocket or missile) into the air or into outer space
: an act of beginning a major activity
: an act or occasion when something new (such as a new product) is first offered or announced
compare 3launch
3 launch /ˈlɑːntʃ/ noun
plural launches
3 launch
/ˈlɑːntʃ/
noun
plural launches
Learner's definition of LAUNCH
[count]
: a boat that carries passengers to the shore from a larger boat that is in a harbor
compare 2launch
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