Simple past tense and past participle of start. (verb)
Examples of word started
Well, when four boys get caught doing something they're not sure they're supposed to be doing, they don't know what to do or what to say, and sometimes they start talking right away to explain _why_ they are doing what they're doing -- which is what _we_ started to do -- that is we _started_ to, but all of us talking at once didn't make sense, so we stopped.
The Negro farmer started behind, Â—started in debt.
Then after that, as the label started consolidating, Herb and Jerry left and everything kind of changed.
So then the label started growing, what acts came on board?
No one, though, had explained to him the need to apply for a scholarship, and a few weeks before the term started he found himself with a letter of admission but no money to pay the school fees or even to get to Johannesburg.