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We found 37 dictionaries with English definitions that include the word onset:
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General dictionaries General (29 matching dictionaries)
  1. onset: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. onset: Oxford Learner's Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. onset: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. onset: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. onset: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. onset: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Onset, onset: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. onset: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. onset: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. onset: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. onset: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  12. onset: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  13. onset: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  14. onset (n.): Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  15. Onset, onset: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  16. onset: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  17. Onset (audio), Onset, The Onset: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  18. Onset: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  19. onset: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  20. onset: Rhymezone [home, info]
  21. onset: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  22. onset: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  23. onset: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  24. onset: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  25. onset: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  26. onset: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  27. onset: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]

Art dictionaries Art (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. onset: Linguistic Glossary [home, info]
  2. Onset: Lexicon of Linguistics [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (1 matching dictionary)
  1. onset: Legal dictionary [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (1 matching dictionary)
  1. onset: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Medicine dictionaries Medicine (3 matching dictionaries)
  1. Onset: MedTerms.com Medical Dictionary [home, info]
  2. onset: Medical dictionary [home, info]
  3. Onset: Drug Medical Dictionary [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (1 matching dictionary)
  1. OnSET: Acronym Finder [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (onset)

noun:  the beginning or early stages ("The onset of pneumonia")
noun:  (military) an offensive against an enemy (using weapons)

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Phrases that include onset:   adult onset obesity, early onset periodontitis, diabetes adult onset, diabetes juvenile onset, juvenile onset diabetes mellitus, more...

Words similar to onset:   attack, oncoming, onrush, onslaught, start, beginning, commencement, more...

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