History
History
Synonyms
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Meaning:
beginning

the starting point

start of an event or action

genesis

the beginning; starting point; the first book of the Old Testament

beginning, creation

inaugural

done when inaugurating a person or thing

initiation

inauguration

installation of newcomers

installation of newcomers

inception

the start

beginning

intro

introduction

something new; something that begins

introduction

the process of introducing or being introduced; an opening part of a letter, speech, etc; explanatory article at or before the beginning of a book

something new; something that begins

investiture

an official ceremony of investing a person with a rank, power etc

initiation

nativity

the birth of Jesus Christ

beginning, inception

onset

the start (of something bad)

beginning; attack

outbreak

a sudden and violent breaking out

sudden happening

prelude

an action, event etc that acts as an introduction (to something more important)

beginning of event

source

the starting point (of a river); a place or person from which something comes or is got; original documents etc for an academic study

beginning; point of supply

start

the first part of a journey, activity etc; (to cause a person, thing) to take the first action, go into operation

beginning

starting point

a place where an activity starts

beginning, inception

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