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1. beginning [ n ] the event consisting of the start of something
Examples: : "the beginning of the war"

Used in print:

(St. Louis Post-Dispatch,...)

The '49 team was off to a so-so 5 - 5 beginning , then fell as low as 12 - 17 on May 23 before finishing with 96 victories .

(The Providence Journal...)

It is into this household , one eroded by irritations that have tortured the souls out of its people , that George_Dillon enters at the beginning of the play .

(Jaroslav Pelikan, The Shape of Death: life, death and...)

As Origen interprets the end of history on the basis of its beginning , so Irenaeus portrays the story of Adam on the basis of the story of Christ .

His interpretation of the beginning on the basis of the end prompts him to draw these parallels between the Virgin Eve and the Virgin Mary .

(Bonnie Prudden, "The Dancer and the Gymnast"...)

These are beginnings , but correctly learned they prepare for satisfying and exciting stunts that can be performed by a strong , flexible body ( we are not talking of eccentric extremes ) .

Synonyms beginning Related Terms ending happening start generation origin creation emergence emergence ground_floor casus_belli begin

2. beginning [ n ] the time at which something is supposed to begin
Examples: "they got an early start" "she knew from the get-go that he was the man for her"

Used in print:

(Schubert Ogden, Christ Without Myth....)

To say this , of_course , is to take_up a position on one side of a controversy going_on now for some two hundred years , or , at_any_rate , since the beginning of the distinctively modern period in theological thought .

(Jaroslav Pelikan, The Shape of Death: life, death and...)

From this earth , then , while it was still virgin God took dust and fashioned the man , the beginning of humanity '' .

(High Fidelity, 11:10...)

From the beginning of commercial recording , new discs purported to be indistinguishable from The Real_Thing have regularly been put in circulation .

(Douglas Ashford, "Elections in Morocco: Progress...)

From the very beginning the electoral discussions raised fundamental issues in Moroccan politics , precisely the type of questions that were most difficult to resolve in the new government .

Synonyms beginning start outset first kickoff get-go showtime offset starting_time commencement Related Terms end middle point threshold birth incipiency terminus_a_quo begin begin originate inaugurate

3. beginning [ n ] the first part or section of something
Examples: : "`It was a dark and stormy night' is a hackneyed beginning for a story"

Used in print:

(Frank Getlein and Harold C. Gardiner, S.J., Movies,...)

In a series of fairy_tales and fantasies , Melies demonstrated that the film is superbly equipped to tell a straightforward story , with beginning , middle and end , complications , resolutions , climaxes , and conclusions .

Now time is also the concern of the fictional narrative , which is , at its simplest , the story of an action with , usually , a beginning , a middle , and an end - elements which demand time as the first condition for their existence .

(Leo Lemon, "Catch Up With" and "Something to...)

The innocence that they tried to conceal at the beginning is clearly destroyed forever when one of them , asking for a piece of lemon-meringue_pie , gets a plate of English_muffins instead .

Synonyms beginning Related Terms end middle part begin

4. beginning [ a ] at a first stage of development; just becoming familiar with the rudiments or skills or routines
Examples: "a beginning bodybuilder" "a beginning reader" "a novice cook"

Used in print:

(Mr. America, 4:6...)

Too often a beginning bodybuilder has to do his training secretly either because his parents do n't want sonny-boy to `` lift all those old barbell things '' because `` you 'll stunt your growth '' or because childish taunts from his schoolmates , like `` Hey , lookit Mr._America , whaddya gonna do with all those muscles ( of which he has none at the time ) '' ?

Synonyms beginning novice Related Terms early

5. beginning [ n ] the place where something begins, where it springs into being
Examples: "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"

Used in print:

(Frank Getlein and Harold C. Gardiner, S.J., Movies,...)

The physical film is cut with a knife at the end of one complete sequence , and the cut edge is joined physically , by cement , to the cut edge of the beginning of the next sequence .

Synonyms source origin beginning root rootage Related Terms point home headwaters derivation fountainhead birthplace spring trail_head point_source jumping-off_place wellhead root

6. beginning [ n ] the act of starting something
Examples: "he was responsible for the beginning of negotiations"

Used in print:

(Harold Rosenberg, "The Trial and Eichmann"...)

In each of the last , the trial marked the beginning of a new course : in Moscow the liquidation of the Old Bolsheviks and the tightening of Stalin 's dictatorship ; in the United_States the initiation of militant anti Communism , with the repentant ex Communist in the vanguard .

Synonyms beginning start commencement Related Terms finish change_of_state constitution first_step debut installation kickoff initiation Creation inauguration resumption attack startup icebreaker housing_start face-off jumping-off_point jump_ball attack groundbreaking scrum accession occupation activation begin begin begin start originate start start begin begin

7. beginning [ a ] of elementary education
Examples: "a basal reader" "children in the beginning reading classes" "the primary grades"

Used in print:

(Jesse W. Grimes and Wesley Allinsmith, "Compuls...)

While we had expected that compulsive children in the unstructured school setting would have difficulty when compared to those in the structured , we were surprised to find that the achievement of the high compulsives within the schools where the whole-word_method is used in beginning reading compares favorably with that of the low compulsives .

The fact that such threat is potent in the beginning reading lessons is thought to be a vital factor in the continued pattern of failure or under-achievement these children exhibit .

Synonyms basal basic beginning primary abecedarian Related Terms elementary

8. beginning [ a ] serving to begin
Examples: "the beginning canto of the poem" "the first verse"

Synonyms first beginning Related Terms opening

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