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Engelsk tillægsord: beginning

1. beginning serving to begin


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe beginning canto of the poem.
The first verse.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)first


Termer med lignende betydningopening


Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)closing


Engelsk navneord: beginning

1. beginning (om begivenhed) the event consisting of the start of something


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe beginning of the war.


Mindre specifikke termerhappening, natural event, occurrence, occurrent


Mere specifikke termercasus belli, conception, creation, egress, emergence, emergence, generation, genesis, ground floor, growth, inception, issue, origin, origination, outgrowth, start


Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)conclusion, ending, finish

2. beginning (om tid) the time at which something is supposed to begin


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThey got an early start.
She knew from the get-go that he was the man for her.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)commencement, first, get-go, kickoff, offset, outset, showtime, start, starting time


Mindre specifikke termerpoint, point in time


Mere specifikke termerbirth, incipience, incipiency, starting point, terminus a quo, threshold


Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)end, ending, middle

3. beginning (om erkendelse) the first part or section of something


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydning`It was a dark and stormy night' is a hackneyed beginning for a story.


Mindre specifikke termerdivision, part, section


Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)middle, end

4. beginning (om sted) the place where something begins, where it springs into being


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe Italian beginning of the Renaissance.
Jupiter was the origin of the radiation.
Pittsburgh is the source of the Ohio River.
Communism's Russian root.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)origin, root, rootage, source


Mindre specifikke termerpoint


Mere specifikke termerbirthplace, cradle, derivation, fountainhead, head, headspring, headwater, home, jumping-off place, place of origin, point of departure, point source, provenance, provenience, spring, trail head, trailhead, wellhead, wellspring

5. beginning (om handling) the act of starting something


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe was responsible for the beginning of negotiations.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)commencement, start


Mindre specifikke termerchange of state


Mere specifikke termeractivation, attack, constitution, creation, debut, entry, establishment, face-off, first appearance, first step, formation, foundation, founding, groundbreaking, groundbreaking ceremony, housing start, icebreaker, inauguration, initiation, initiative, innovation, installation, installing, installment, instalment, instauration, institution, introduction, introduction, jump ball, jumping-off point, kickoff, launching, opening, opening move, organisation, organization, origination, point of departure, recommencement, resumption, scrum, scrummage, springboard, startup, startup, tone-beginning, unveiling


Eksempler på forekomster af mere specifikke termerCreation


Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)finishing, finish









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