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commencement

see definition of commencement
  • nounceremony marking the beginning of stage
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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
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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