To throw, as a lance or dart; to hurl; to let fly.
To strike with, or as with, a lance; to pierce.
To cause to move or slide from the land into the water; to set afloat; as, to launch a ship.
To send out; to start (one) on a career; to set going; to give a start to (something); to put in operation; as, to launch a son in the world; to launch a business project or enterprise.
To move with force and swiftness like a sliding from the stocks into the water; to plunge; to make a beginning; as, to launch into the current of a stream; to launch into an argument or discussion; to launch into lavish expenditures; -- often with out.
The act of launching.
The movement of a vessel from land into the water; especially, the sliding on ways from the stocks on which it is built.
The boat of the largest size belonging to a ship of war; also, an open boat of any size driven by steam, naphtha, electricity, or the like.
You must live in the present, launch yourself on every wave, find your eternity in each moment. Henry David Thoreau
The pressure suit helps if something goes wrong during launch or re-entry - astronauts have a way to parachute off the shuttle. The suits protect you from loss of pressure in case of emergency. Sally Ride
People are in such a hurry to launch their product or business that they seldom look at marketing from a bird's eye view and they don't create a systematic plan. Dave Ramsey
Hearing 'no' a lot of times usually tells you either you're crazy or you're on the right track, and you don't know which one it is until you finally launch. Mike Krieger
If you want to be a Millionaire, start with a billion dollars and launch a new airline. Richard Branson