Beginning

(Roget's Thesaurus)
<- N
PARAG:Beginning->N
GRP: \\ N \\ 1
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ beginning
beginning
commencement
opening
outset
incipience
inception
inchoation
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ introduction
introduction
&c.(precursor) 64
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ alpha
alpha
initial
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ inauguration
inauguration
debut
le premier pas
embarcation
rising of the curtain
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ maiden speech
maiden speech
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ outbreak
outbreak
onset
brunt
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ initiative
initiative
move
first move
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ narrow end of the wedge
narrow end of the wedge
thin end of the wedge
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ fresh start
fresh start
new departure
GRP: \\ N \\ 2
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ origin
origin
&c.(cause) 153
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ source
source
rise
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ bud
bud
germ
&c. 153
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ egg
egg
rudiment
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ genesis
genesis
primogenesis
birth
nativity
cradle
infancy
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ start
start
inception
creation
starting point
&c. 293
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ dawn
dawn
&c.(morning) 125
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ evolution
evolution
GRP: \\ N \\ 3
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ title-page
title-page
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ head
head
heading
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ van
van
&c.(front) 234
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ caption
caption
fatihah
GRP: \\ N \\ 4
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ entrance
entrance
entry
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ inlet
inlet
orifice
mouth
chops
lips
porch
portal
portico
propylon
door
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ gate
gate
gateway
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ postern
postern
wicket
threshold
vestibule
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ propylaeum
propylaeum
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ skirts
skirts
border
&c.(edge) 231
GRP: \\ N \\ 5
Sgm: \\ N \\ 5 \\ first stage
first stage
first blush
first glance
first impression
first sight
GRP: \\ N \\ 6
Sgm: \\ N \\ 6 \\ rudiments
rudiments
elements
outlines
grammar
alphabet
ABC
PARAG:Beginning->V
GRP: \\ V \\ 1
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ begin
begin
commence
inchoate rise
arise
originate
conceive
initiate
open
dawn
set in
take its rise
enter upon
enter
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ set out
set out
&c.(depart) 293
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ embark in
embark in
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ incept
incept
GRP: \\ V \\ 2
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ usher in
usher in
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ lead off
lead off
lead the way
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ take the lead
take the lead
take the initiative
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ inaugurate
inaugurate
head
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ stand at the head
stand at the head
stand first
stand for
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ lay the foundations
lay the foundations
&c.(prepare) 673
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ found
found
&c.(cause) 153
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ set up
set up
set on foot
agoing
set abroach
set the ball in motion
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ apply the match to a train
apply the match to a train
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ launch
launch
broach
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ open up
open up
open the door to
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ set about
set about
set to work
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ make a beginning
make a beginning
make a start
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ handsel
handsel
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ take the first step
take the first step
lay the first stone
cut the first turf
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ break ground
break ground
break the ice
break cover
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ pass the Rubicon
pass the Rubicon
cross the Rubicon
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ open fire
open fire
open the ball
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ ventilate
ventilate
air
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ undertake
undertake
&c. 676
GRP: \\ V \\ 3
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ come into existence
come into existence
come into the world
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ make one's debut
make one's debut
take birth
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ burst forth
burst forth
break out
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ spring up
spring up
crop up
pop up
appear
materialize
GRP: \\ V \\ 4
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ begin at the beginning
begin at the beginning
begin ab ovo
begin again
begin de novo
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ start afresh
start afresh
make a fresh start
shuffle the cards
resume
recommence
PARAG:Beginning->Adj
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ beginning
beginning
&c.->V.
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ initial
initial
initiatory
initiative
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ inceptive
inceptive
introductory
incipient
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ proemial
proemial
inaugural
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ inchoate
inchoate
inchoative
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ embryonic
embryonic
rudimental
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ primogenial
primogenial
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ primeval
primeval
primitive
primordial
&c.(old) 124
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ aboriginal
aboriginal
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ natal
natal
nascent
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 2
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ first
first
foremost
leading
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ maiden
maiden
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 3
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 3 \\ begun
begun
&c.->V.
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 3 \\ just begun
just begun
&c.->V.
PARAG:Beginning->Adv
GRP: \\ Adv \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ at the beginning
at the beginning
in the beginning
&c.->N.
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ first
first
in the first place
imprimis
first and foremost
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ in limine
in limine
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ in the bud
in the bud
in embryo
in its infancy
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ from the beginning
from the beginning
from its birth
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ ab initio
ab initio
ab ovo
ab incunabilis
ab origine

English dictionary for students. 2013.

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