Definition for beginning

noun as in origin, cause

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Example Sentences

One of them, of course, is the cold chain, which has become a lot more important since the beginning of the pandemic.

That’s because the Houdini Air’s thin nylon shell cuts the cold air just enough to help me find my pace at the beginning of a chilly run.

It was clear they hadn’t talked about it since the beginning of their relationship.

They can also provide training on how to use the internet, which would be at least a good beginning for these vulnerable groups.

Simply adding those two additional numbers at the beginning of the value likely only took a fraction of a second, but it represents a dangerous change to the water at the treatment facility.

I just recently rewatched all six Star Wars movies the other day… Oh wow, from the beginning?

The various members met for the first time when they traveled to Gambia at the beginning of December to carry out their plan.

The idea that January 1st initiates a period of new beginning is not a flash of Hallmark brilliance.

And the authorities also worry that the December fires are just the beginning.

He encountered struggles that many foreign newcomers face upon beginning a new life in America.

To fill up the time till Liszt came, our hostess made us play, one after the other, beginning with the latest arrival.

"I verily believe they're gone to look at my button," cried Davy, beginning to laugh, in spite of his fears.

Beginning with single twigs and working over them patiently she at length painted whole trees, and later animals.

It mounted straight as a plume for a little way, until it met the cool air of evening which was beginning to fall.

The conclusion is reached that, despite these drawbacks, the Jesuit mission in Canada has made a hopeful beginning.


On this page you'll find 148 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to beginning, such as: birth, creation, dawn, inauguration, inception, and introduction.

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