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1. beginning

noun. ['bɪˈgɪnɪŋ'] the event consisting of the start of something.

Synonyms

  • emergence
  • casus belli
  • start
  • generation
  • ground floor
  • issue
  • origination
  • occurrent
  • creation
  • origin
  • growth
  • natural event
  • egress
  • genesis
  • happening
  • conception
  • inception
  • outgrowth

Antonyms

  • close
  • stand still
  • go off
  • disadvantage

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Words that Rhyme with Beginning

  • imprinting
  • spinning
  • printing
  • grinning
  • winning
  • thinning
  • sinning
  • pinning
  • finning
  • dinning
  • binning

How to spell beginning? Is it begining? Or beggining? Common misspellings are:

  • begining
  • beggining

Example sentences of the word beginning


1. Noun, singular or mass
Following the flower initiation stage is the beginning of the flower bud differentiation stage.

2. Verb, gerund or present participle
Sew a new seam line just on the outside of the line of pins beginning at the waistline.

Quotes containing the word beginning


1. The story so far:In the beginning the Universe was created.This has made a lot of people very angry and been widely regarded as a bad move.
- Douglas Adams, The Restaurant at the End of the Universe

2. Coming together is a beginning; keeping together is progress; working together is success.
- Henry Ford

3. Beginning today, treat everyone you meet as if they were going to be dead by midnight. Extend to them all the care, kindness and understanding you can muster, and do it with no thought of any reward. Your life will never be the same again.
- Og Mandino

2. tone-beginning

noun. a decisive manner of beginning a musical tone or phrase.

Synonyms

  • commencement
  • start
  • attack

Antonyms

  • deactivation
  • ending
  • middle
  • end

3. beginning

noun. ['bɪˈgɪnɪŋ'] the first part or section of something.

Synonyms

  • section
  • division

Antonyms

  • end
  • arrive
  • stop

4. beginning

noun. ['bɪˈgɪnɪŋ'] the time at which something is supposed to begin.

Synonyms

  • point
  • incipience
  • birth
  • commencement
  • outset
  • starting time
  • showtime
  • kickoff
  • offset
  • first
  • terminus a quo
  • point in time
  • starting point
  • start
  • threshold
  • get-go

Antonyms

  • end
  • death
  • natural object
  • natural depression

5. beginning

noun. ['bɪˈgɪnɪŋ'] the place where something begins, where it springs into being.

Synonyms

  • birthplace
  • source
  • provenance
  • point source
  • place of origin
  • wellhead
  • jumping-off place
  • trailhead
  • head
  • cradle
  • derivation
  • fountainhead
  • root
  • headwater
  • trail head
  • origin
  • wellspring
  • headspring
  • home
  • provenience
  • point of departure
  • spring
  • rootage

Antonyms

  • leave office
  • defend
  • praise
  • evolution

6. beginning

noun. ['bɪˈgɪnɪŋ'] the act of starting something.

Synonyms

  • unveiling
  • installment
  • icebreaker
  • activation
  • commencement
  • first step
  • organisation
  • startup
  • launching
  • tone-beginning
  • start
  • initiative
  • attack
  • installation
  • installing
  • institution
  • housing start
  • formation
  • founding
  • inauguration
  • entry
  • change of state
  • first appearance
  • scrum
  • establishment
  • instauration
  • organization
  • constitution
  • face-off
  • instalment
  • creation
  • debut
  • scrummage
  • opening move
  • kickoff
  • resumption
  • groundbreaking ceremony
  • recommencement
  • innovation
  • initiation
  • opening
  • springboard
  • jump ball
  • jumping-off point
  • foundation
  • introduction
  • point of departure
  • origination

Antonyms

  • finish
  • inactivity
  • inactivation
  • nonalignment

7. beginning

adjective. ['bɪˈgɪnɪŋ'] serving to begin.

Synonyms

  • first

Antonyms

  • unoriginal
  • nonpayment
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