How Do You Spell ONSET?

Correct spelling for the English word "onset" is [ˈɒnsɛt], [ˈɒnsɛt], [ˈɒ_n_s_ɛ_t]] (IPA phonetic alphabet).

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Common Misspellings for ONSET

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Similar spelling words for ONSET

Plural form of ONSET is ONSETS

Definition of ONSET

  1. an offensive against and enemy (using weapons); "the attack began at dawn"

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Usage Examples for ONSET

  1. This he soon had enough of, as I bagged him in his onset with my remaining barrel by the forehead shot. - "Eight Years' Wandering in Ceylon" by Samuel White Baker
  2. A man of genius, with all his onset of natural passion, his natural power of letting himself go, could doubtless do more analysing, both before and after his work, than any one else without being damaged by it. - "The Lost Art of Reading" by Gerald Stanley Lee
  3. Meer Jaffier at once gave the order to face round, and form into a solid body to receive their onset. - "Athelstane Ford" by Allen Upward
  4. Another way of applying the test is to determine just how much of the unknown must be added to a diet of polished rice to prevent the onset of polyneuritic symptoms. - "The Vitamine Manual" by Walter H. Eddy
  5. To add to the confusion, the onset of the influenza epidemic at just this time made the task of bringing order out of chaos almost impossible. - "The University of Michigan" by Wilfred Shaw