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Synonyms for commencement

noun ceremony marking the beginning of stage
  • convocation
  • dawning
  • graduation
  • initiation
  • kickoff
  • onset
  • outset
  • admission
  • alpha
  • birth
  • bow
  • celebration
  • countdown
  • dawn
  • genesis
  • opener
  • opening
  • services
  • start
  • curtain-raiser
  • proem
  • starting point
  • tee off

Antonyms for commencement

  • conclusion
  • end
  • ending
  • finish
  • death
  • cessation
  • completion
  • stop
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

More words related to commencement

beginning

noun. start of an event or action

beginnings

noun. start of an event or action

birth

noun. beginning

dawn

noun. a beginning

entrance

noun. coming into a place; introduction

genesis

noun. beginning, creation
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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