Part of speech:
That in which something has its beginning; source; root; cause
The act of something that starts.
A person or thing from which something comes into being or is derived or obtained:
The process of or an action or instance of coming to prominence.
Alternative capitalization of aboriginal.
That which begins or originates something; the first cause; origin; source.
Birth is defined as a baby emerging from a mother's womb or the start of something.
The act or time of commencing; beginning; start
An organ or a part in its most rudimentary form or stage of development.
An act of beginning; an initial effort:
The beginning of daylight in the morning; daybreak
(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 source, beginning, or motive:
(Uncountable) The first gear of an engine.
A beginning, as of a campaign or drive
the time at which something is supposed to begin
The time at which an entertainment, such as the showing of a movie, is scheduled to start.
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