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Verb: start out  staa(r)t awt
  1. Take the first step or steps in carrying out an action
    - get down, begin, get, start, set about, set out, commence
  2. Head for somewhere else
    "The family started out for Florida";
    - depart, part, start, set forth, set off, set out, take off

Derived forms: starting out, started out, starts out

Type of: go away, go forth, leave, off [informal]