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1. birth

noun. ['ˈbɝːθ'] the time when something begins (especially life).

Synonyms

  • commencement
  • outset
  • starting time
  • showtime
  • kickoff
  • offset
  • first
  • cradle
  • life
  • lifetime
  • life-time
  • lifespan
  • start
  • get-go

Antonyms

  • end
  • death
  • dissuade
  • dishonor

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Words that Rhyme with Birth

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  • earth

Example sentences of the word birth


1. Noun, singular or mass
If you are writing about a person, start at the person's birth.

2. Adjective
During the third and final trimester of pregnancy, women continue to gain weight steadily until birth day.

Quotes containing the word birth


1. The 'Course in Miracles' says one day you will realize that death is not the punishment but the reward. And it says that birth is not the beginning of life but a continuation. And physical death is not the end of life but a continuation.
- Marianne Williamson

2. A very small degree of hope is sufficient to cause the birth of love.
- Stendhal

3. Like all of us in this storm between birth and death, I can wreak no great changes on the world, only small changes for the better, I hope, in the lives of those I love.
- Dean Koontz

2. low-birth-weight_infant

noun. an infant born weighing less than 5.5 pounds (2500 grams) regardless of gestational age.

Synonyms

  • newborn
  • newborn baby
  • low-birth-weight baby
  • newborn infant

Antonyms

  • stillborn infant
  • old

3. birth-control_reformer

noun. a social reformer who advocates birth control and family planning.

Synonyms

  • social reformer
  • reformer
  • meliorist
  • reformist
  • birth-control campaigner

4. low-birth-weight_baby

noun. an infant born weighing less than 5.5 pounds (2500 grams) regardless of gestational age.

Synonyms

  • low-birth-weight infant
  • newborn
  • newborn baby
  • newborn infant

Antonyms

  • stillborn infant
  • old

5. birth-control_campaigner

noun. a social reformer who advocates birth control and family planning.

Synonyms

  • social reformer
  • reformer
  • birth-control reformer
  • meliorist
  • reformist

6. birth

noun. ['ˈbɝːθ'] the event of being born.

Synonyms

  • posthumous birth
  • alteration
  • nativity
  • renascence
  • rebirth
  • change
  • modification
  • reincarnation
  • delivery
  • nascence
  • nascency

Antonyms

  • death
  • anovulation
  • nondevelopment
  • ovulation

7. birth

noun. ['ˈbɝːθ'] the process of giving birth.

Synonyms

  • labour
  • organic process
  • childbirth
  • accouchement
  • calving
  • parturition
  • lying-in
  • vaginal birth
  • farrow
  • childbed
  • laying
  • childbearing
  • incubation
  • farrowing
  • confinement
  • biological process
  • egg laying
  • birthing
  • reproduction
  • hatch
  • travail
  • brooding
  • parturiency
  • hatching
  • giving birth

Antonyms

  • girl
  • female child
  • refrain
  • exclude

8. birth

noun. ['ˈbɝːθ'] the kinship relation of an offspring to the parents.

Synonyms

  • family relationship
  • parentage
  • kinship

Antonyms

  • stay in place
  • lose
  • precede
  • abstain

9. birth

noun. ['ˈbɝːθ'] a baby born; an offspring.

Synonyms

  • someone
  • soul
  • person
  • individual
  • somebody

Antonyms

  • development
  • declassification
  • arise
  • die

10. birth

verb. ['ˈbɝːθ'] cause to be born.

Synonyms

  • lamb
  • pig
  • foal
  • cub
  • gestate
  • carry
  • have
  • whelp
  • farrow
  • litter
  • pup
  • have young
  • bring forth
  • bear
  • calve
  • twin
  • deliver
  • expect
  • kitten
  • conceive
  • fawn
  • produce
  • give birth
  • drop

Antonyms

  • stay
  • be well
  • forbid
  • disallow
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