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ˈdʒɛn ə sɪs; -ˌsizgen·e·sis

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. genesis, generationnoun

    a coming into being

  2. Genesis, Book of Genesisnoun

    the first book of the Old Testament: tells of Creation; Adam and Eve; the Fall of Man; Cain and Abel; Noah and the flood; God's covenant with Abraham; Abraham and Isaac; Jacob and Esau; Joseph and his brothers

Wiktionary

  1. genesisnoun

    The origin, start, or point at which something comes into being.

    Some point to the creation of the Magna Carta as the genesis of English common law.

    Etymology: From γένεσις.

  2. Genesisnoun

    The first of the Books of Moses in the Old Testament of the Bible, the first book in the Torah.

    Etymology: From γένεσις.

  3. Genesisnoun

    of American usage since the 1980s.

    Etymology: From γένεσις.

  4. Genesisnoun

    The video game console Mega Drive by Sega.

    Etymology: From γένεσις.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Genesisnoun

    the act of producing, or giving birth or origin to anything; the process or mode of originating; production; formation; origination

    Etymology: [L., from Gr. ge`nesis, fr. the root of gi`gnesqai to beget, be born; akin to L. genus birth, race. See Gender.]

  2. Genesisnoun

    the first book of the Old Testament; -- so called by the Greek translators, from its containing the history of the creation of the world and of the human race

    Etymology: [L., from Gr. ge`nesis, fr. the root of gi`gnesqai to beget, be born; akin to L. genus birth, race. See Gender.]

  3. Genesisnoun

    same as Generation

    Etymology: [L., from Gr. ge`nesis, fr. the root of gi`gnesqai to beget, be born; akin to L. genus birth, race. See Gender.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Genesis

    jen′e-sis, n. generation, creation, or production: the first book of the Bible, so called from its containing an account of the Creation:—pl. Gen′esēs.—adjs. Genes′iac, -al, Genesit′ic, pertaining to Genesis. [L.,—Gr.,—gignesthai, to beget.]

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Genesis

    the first book in the Bible, so called in the Septuagint, as containing an account of the origin of the world, of the human family, and of the Jewish race; a book of the oldest date possessing any human interest.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of genesis in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of genesis in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of genesis in a Sentence

  1. Tony Robbins:

    Passion is the genesis of genius.

  2. Pastor Blair:

    I am beside myself with frustration that our tax dollars go to promote a drag queen show and safe sex events with carnival games that are obscene and graphic, yet when it comes to something like debating Darwinian evolution or talking about the literal Creation account of Genesis – well that kind of speech must be censored.

  3. Senior Vice President Manfred Fitzgerald:

    We will definitely go as Genesis brand down the road of alternative propulsions and it is very, very obvious that EV is definitely on the map, i think full electric cars will be the future in the auto industry.

  4. Joseph Schumpeter:

    The evolution of the capitalist style of life could be easily -- and perhaps most tellingly -- described in terms of the genesis of the modern Lounge Suit.

  5. Mark Meadows:

    And as it related to this particular investigation, what was the genesis of the Russia collusion investigation?

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