the beginning or early stages
"the onset of pneumonia"
attack, onslaught, onset, onrush(noun)
(military) an offensive against an enemy (using weapons)
"the attack began at dawn"
A setting about; a beginning; -- used especially of diseases or pathological symptoms. Shak.
Origin: [On + set.]
A rushing or setting upon; an attack; an assault; a storming; especially, the assault of an army.
The initial phase of a disease or condition, in which symptoms first become apparent.
The initial portion of a syllable, preceding the syllable nucleus.
The beginning of a musical note or other sound, in which the amplitude rises from zero to an initial peak.
A setting about; a beginning.
Anything set on, or added, as an ornament or as a useful appendage.
To assault; to set upon.
To set about; to begin.
Origin: From . Compare onsettan.
Onset is a census-designated place in the town of Wareham, Massachusetts, United States. The population was 1,573 at the 2010 census.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
on′set, n. violent attack: assault: storming. [On and set.]
notes, set on, seton, SONET, steno, stone, tones
The numerical value of onset in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of onset in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
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