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beginnings

See definition of beginnings on Dictionary.com
  • nounstart of an event or action
  • nounorigin, cause

synonyms for beginnings

  • birth
  • creation
  • dawn
  • inauguration
  • inception
  • introduction
  • onset
  • opening
  • outset
  • starting point
  • top
  • alpha
  • basis
  • blastoff
  • commencement
  • dawning
  • genesis
  • induction
  • infancy
  • initiation
  • installation
  • kickoff
  • opener
  • origin
  • origination
  • preface
  • prelude
  • presentation
  • rise
  • root
  • rudiment
  • source
  • spring
  • takeoff
  • threshold
  • day one
  • point of departure
  • square one
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antonyms for beginnings

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  • conclusion
  • death
  • end
  • ending
  • finish
  • close
  • completion
  • effect
  • epilogue
  • finale
  • result
  • termination
  • consummation
  • goal
  • outcome
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How to use beginnings in a sentence

It not only brought about the instant beginnings of the siege, but its proportions were grossly exaggerated in the public eye.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
All discoveries, in a word, have had their necessary beginnings in an interest in the facts which daily experience discloses.
OUTLINES OF THE EARTH'S HISTORYNATHANIEL SOUTHGATE SHALER
Nevertheless, if his cruelty bears no relation to her wrongful beginnings, she still has good ground for separation.
PUTNAM'S HANDY LAW BOOK FOR THE LAYMANALBERT SIDNEY BOLLES
She goes up the room, and as she passes them she gives them a little bend of the head and the beginnings of a grave smile.
FIRST PLAYSA. A. MILNE
When they went up at night, every one felt that half the say had not been said, and there were fresh beginnings on the stairs.
THE DAISY CHAINCHARLOTTE YONGE
The beginnings of this industry go back beyond the memory of the oldest inhabitants or even of their parents.
PHILIPPINE MATSHUGO H. MILLER
Circuses are, for the most part, privately owned and have grown up from small beginnings.
DAVID LANNARCK, MIDGETGEORGE S. HARNEY
It is not till the end of the eleventh century that we find the beginnings of a national literature in France and Germany.
ANCIENT IRISH POETRYVARIOUS
"And so you will throw aside all the beginnings, all the beliefs and pledges—" Again her sentence remained incomplete.
THE NEW MACHIAVELLIHERBERT GEORGE WELLS
To watch a great man's growth, to trace a master's noble achievements from their humble beginnings, has a charm for most minds.
FREDERICK CHOPIN AS A MAN AND MUSICIANFREDERICK NIECKS
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WORDS RELATED TO BEGINNINGS

  • beginnings
  • first crack
  • first stage
  • head start
  • preliminaries
  • very beginning
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