What does Beginning mean?

Definitions for Beginning
bɪˈgɪn ɪŋBegin·ning

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. beginning(noun)

    the event consisting of the start of something

    "the beginning of the war"

  2. beginning, commencement, first, outset, get-go, start, kickoff, starting time, showtime, offset(noun)

    the time at which something is supposed to begin

    "they got an early start"; "she knew from the get-go that he was the man for her"

  3. beginning(noun)

    the first part or section of something

    "`It was a dark and stormy night' is a hackneyed beginning for a story"

  4. beginning, origin, root, rootage, source(noun)

    the place where something begins, where it springs into being

    "the Italian beginning of the Renaissance"; "Jupiter was the origin of the radiation"; "Pittsburgh is the source of the Ohio River"; "communism's Russian root"

  5. beginning, start, commencement(adj)

    the act of starting something

    "he was responsible for the beginning of negotiations"

  6. beginning(a), first(adj)

    serving to begin

    "the beginning canto of the poem"; "the first verse"

Wiktionary

  1. beginning(Noun)

    The act of doing that which begins anything; commencement of an action, state, or space of time; entrance into being or upon a course; the first act, effort, or state of a succession of acts or states.

    Etymology: Verbal noun of begin.

  2. beginning(Noun)

    That which is begun; a rudiment or element.

    Etymology: Verbal noun of begin.

  3. beginning(Noun)

    That which begins or originates something; the first cause; origin; source.

    Etymology: Verbal noun of begin.

  4. beginning(Noun)

    The initial portion of some extended thing.

    Etymology: Verbal noun of begin.

  5. beginning(Adjective)

    Of or relating to the first portion of some extended thing

    Etymology: Verbal noun of begin.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Beginning

    of Begin

  2. Beginning(noun)

    the act of doing that which begins anything; commencement of an action, state, or space of time; entrance into being or upon a course; the first act, effort, or state of a succession of acts or states

  3. Beginning(noun)

    that which begins or originates something; the first cause; origin; source

  4. Beginning(noun)

    that which is begun; a rudiment or element

  5. Beginning(noun)

    enterprise

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Beginning' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1592

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Beginning' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1020

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Beginning' in Nouns Frequency: #608

How to pronounce Beginning?

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    Alex
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    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Veena
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    Indian

How to say Beginning in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Beginning in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Beginning in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of Beginning in a Sentence

  1. Gaius Petronius:

    We trained very hard, but it seemed that every time we were beginning to form into teams we would be reorganised. I was to learn later in life that we tend to meet any new situation by reorganising, and a wonderful method it can be for creating the illusion of progress, while producing confusion, inefficiency and demoralisation.

  2. Jackie Menda:

    They take care of you from beginning to end, they checked on me in less than 24-hours after the treatment just to make sure it was effective and that everything was ok.

  3. Reverend Sean Parker Dennison, Ministrare, 2-10-05:

    The ability to see beauty is the beginning of our moral sensibility. What we believe is beautiful we will not wantonly destroy.

  4. Brigadier General Ahmed Asseri:

    We from the beginning said we are supporting the loyal part of the army - the loyal tribes, the loyal popular groups to protect the legitimacy of the government to protect themselves. All of these options are on the table and we use it to give those loyals the capabilities to be able to portect themselves and civilians, if some such thing happens( a special forces operation), we can not talk about it in the media.

  5. Hendrik Willem van Loon:

    The world is in dreadful need of men who will assume the new leadership – who will have the courage of their own visions and who will recognise clearly that we are only at the beginning of the voyage, and have to learn an entirely new system of seamanship.

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