Synonyms for birth
- act of God
- blessed event
- visit from stork
Antonyms for birth
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR BIRTH
In London alone it was said there was a birth every five minutes.
For "each age is a dream that is dying, or one that is coming to birth."
As to the advantage of birth, that is of his side, above any man who has been found out for me.
He died at least twenty years before the birth of Omar Khayyam.
This is the most joyful hour he has ever given us since the day of his birth.
At his birth he was an orphan, his father having died a few weeks previously.
It was like being present at the birth of a piece of literature!
What enviable privileges are annexed to the birth of an Englishman!
He had been abused in that way by passengers since the day of his birth.
I have thought, ever since, that he knew something about my birth, and of my being the prince's godson.
early 13c., from a Scandinavian source, cf. Old Norse *byrðr (replacing cognate Old English gebyrd "birth, descent, race; offspring; nature; fate"), from Proto-Germanic *gaburthis (cf. Old Frisian berd, Old Saxon giburd, Dutch geboorte, Old High German giburt, German geburt, Gothic gabaurþs), from PIE *bhrto past participle of root *bher- (1) "to carry; to bear children" (cf. Sanskrit bhrtih "a bringing, maintenance," Latin fors, genitive fortis "chance;" see bear (v.)). Suffix -th is for "process" (as in bath, death). Meaning "parentage, lineage, extraction" (revived from Old English) is from mid-13c. Birth control is from 1914; birth rate from 1859. Birth certificate is from 1842.