A source, beginning, or motive:
(Countable) The act of bringing something into existence.
The source or cause:
The first existence of anything; act or fact of commencing; rise; origin; beginning; start.
The beginning or formation of an idea or plan:
The reaching of a goal or objective as a result of effort or a process:
The time each morning at which daylight first begins.
(Informal) A beginning:
(Linguistics) The part of a syllable that precedes the nucleus. In the word nucleus (no͝o&STRESS;klē-əs), the onset of the first syllable is (n), the onset of the second syllable is (kl), and the last syllable has no onset.
A person or thing from which something comes into being or is derived or obtained:
An act of beginning; an initial effort:
The cessation of an effort, activity, state, or motion.
The final part; the conclusion:
The definition of a conclusion is the last part of something or an opinion reached after some thought.
The act or process of initiating something.
An opening play or move.
An act or instance of making or becoming open.
A beginning or commencement.
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