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Beginning

Be`gin´ning
n.1.The act of doing that which begins anything; commencement of an action, state, or space of time; entrance into being or upon a course; the first act, effort, or state of a succession of acts or states.
In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth.
- Gen. i. 1.
2.That which begins or originates something; the first cause; origin; source.
I am . . . the beginning and the ending.
- Rev. i. 8.
3.That which is begun; a rudiment or element.
4.Enterprise.
Noun1.Beginningbeginning - the event consisting of the start of something; "the beginning of the war"
Antonyms:
conclusion, ending, finish - event whose occurrence ends something; "his death marked the ending of an era"; "when these final episodes are broadcast it will be the finish of the show"
2.beginning - the time at which something is supposed to begin; "they got an early start"; "she knew from the get-go that he was the man for her"
Antonyms:
end, ending - the point in time at which something ends; "the end of the year"; "the ending of warranty period"
middle - time between the beginning and the end of a temporal period; "the middle of the war"; "rain during the middle of April"
3.beginning - the first part or section of something; "`It was a dark and stormy night' is a hackneyed beginning for a story"
Antonyms:
end - a final part or section; "we have given it at the end of the section since it involves the calculus"; "Start at the beginning and go on until you come to the end"
middle - an intermediate part or section; "A whole is that which has beginning, middle, and end"- Aristotle
4.beginning - the place where something begins, where it springs into being; "the Italian beginning of the Renaissance"; "Jupiter was the origin of the radiation"; "Pittsburgh is the source of the Ohio River"; "communism's Russian root"
Synonyms: origin, source, root, rootage
5.beginning - the act of starting something; "he was responsible for the beginning of negotiations"
Synonyms: commencement, start
Adj.1.beginning - serving to begin; "the beginning canto of the poem"; "the first verse"
Synonyms: first
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