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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 In The Beginning

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

2. beginning

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

Synonyms

  • section
  • division

Antonyms

  • end
  • arrive
  • stop

3. 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

4. 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

5. 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

6. beginning

adjective. ['bɪˈgɪnɪŋ'] serving to begin.

Synonyms

  • first

Antonyms

  • unoriginal
  • nonpayment

7. built-in

adjective. ['ˈbɪlˌtɪn'] existing as an essential constituent or characteristic.

Synonyms

  • inbuilt
  • integral
  • constitutional
  • intrinsical
  • intrinsic

Antonyms

  • explicit
  • fractional
  • inessential
  • alienable

8. fill-in

noun. someone who takes the place of another (as when things get dangerous or difficult).

Synonyms

  • backup man
  • double
  • locum tenens
  • peer
  • match
  • stand-in
  • reliever
  • alternate
  • surrogate
  • substitute
  • stunt woman
  • stunt man
  • compeer
  • equal
  • relief
  • locum
  • replacement

Antonyms

  • single
  • malfunction
  • straighten
  • unequivocal

9. in

adverb. ['ɪn, ˈɪn'] to or toward the inside of.

Synonyms

  • inward

Antonyms

  • unsnarl
  • recede

Etymology

  • inne (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. in

noun. ['ɪn, ˈɪn'] a unit of length equal to one twelfth of a foot.

Synonyms

  • foot
  • ft
  • em
  • ligne
  • mil
  • mesh
  • inch
  • linear unit
  • pica em
  • pica

Antonyms

  • outwardness
  • styleless
  • unpopular
  • past

Etymology

  • inne (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

Example sentences of the word in-the-beginning


1. Noun Phrase
Travel to Colombia in the beginning of December when the annual rains have slowed and it isn't too hot.

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