Synonyms for Starter:
n.crudites, course, accompaniment, entree, antipasto, dessert, aperitif, cheeseboard. favourite, all-comers, contestant, favorite, the competition, candidate, contender, field, competitor. camshaft, bearing, carriage, bucket, ball bearing, cam, button, chamber, ancillary, belt. outset, beginning, start, conception, arrival, onset, introduction, starting point, appearance, commencement. visionary, engineer, progenitor, creator, creative commons. linesman, judge, book, commentary box, call, officiate, caller, card. •artifact (noun)
starting motor, starter motor.
originator, inventor, opener, initiator, pioneer.
spark plug, originator, beginner, initiator, father of, opener, pioneer, author, leading spirit, moving spirit, master, inventor.
neophyte, fledgling, appetizer, crank, newcomer, fledgeling, freshman, appetiser, starter motor, starting motor, entrant, dispatcher.