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beginning /bɪˈɡɪnɪŋ/ noun [countable usually singular]


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beginning
[noun]
Synonyms:
- start, birth, commencement, inauguration, inception, initiation, onset, opening, origin, outset
- seed, fount, germ, root
Antonyms: end, ending
Contrasted words: consummation, termination, closing, completion, conclusion, omega
Related Idioms: the word go
Related Words: creation, inception, origin, origination, root, source, spring, anlage, rudiment, sprout, prologue, appearance, emergence, rise, incipiency, infancy
English Thesaurus: beginning, start, commencement, origin, the onset of something, ...

[TahlilGaran] English Synonym Dictionary

beginning S1 W2 /bɪˈɡɪnɪŋ/ noun [countable usually singular]
[Word Family: noun: beginner, beginning; verb: begin]

1. the start or first part of an event, story, period of time etc
beginning of
She’s been here since the beginning of the year.
There’s a short poem at the beginning of every chapter.
From the beginning of my career as a journalist, I’ve been writing about gender issues.
I thought he loved me; perhaps he did in the beginning.
That chance meeting marked the beginning of a long and happy relationship.
This is just the beginning of a new and different life for you.
I said he would cause trouble, right from the beginning.
I opposed it from the very beginning.
The whole trip was a disaster from beginning to end.
I feel like I’ve been offered a new beginning.
Could we start at the beginning? Tell me where you first met him.

2. beginnings [plural] the early signs or stages of something that later develops into something bigger or more important
beginnings of
I think I have the beginnings of a cold.
from humble/small beginnings
He rose from humble beginnings to great wealth.

3. the beginning of the end the time when something good starts to end

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Contemporary English

beginning
noun
ADJ. new She spoke of a new beginning for the nation.
VERB + BEGINNING herald, mark This invention marked the beginning of the modern age.
see 2001 saw the beginning of a period of rapid growth.
PREP. at the ~ (of sth) I'm paid at the beginning of each month.
from the ~ Tell me the whole story, right from the beginning.
in the ~ In the beginning I found the course very difficult.
PHRASES the beginning of the end That holiday together was the beginning of the end of our friendship.
early/first beginnings The society had its early beginnings in discussion groups.
from beginning to end The play was rubbish from beginning to end.
from humble/modest/small beginnings From these small beginnings it grew into the vast company we know today.
the very beginning I disliked her from the very beginning.

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

beginning

a new beginning
The country needed a new government and a new beginning.
mark the beginning of something (also signal/herald the beginning of something) (=show that something is starting to happen)
This event marked the beginning of a ten-year worldwide depression.
see the beginning of something (=be the time when something important starts to happen)
The 1970s saw the beginning of a technological revolution.
right at/from the beginning (=used for emphasis)
That’s what I suggested right at the beginning.
at/from the very beginning (=used for emphasis)
He had been lying to me from the very beginning.
start at the beginning (=start a story or activity at the first part)
Just start at the beginning and tell us exactly what happened.
from beginning to end
The whole project was full of problems from beginning to end.
something is just/only the beginning (=used to emphasize that many more things will happen)
Signing the contract is just the beginning of a long process.

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

beginning
noun
1.
BAD: In the beginning of the century people travelled from Britain to Egypt by sea.
GOOD: At the beginning of the century people travelled from Britain to Egypt by sea.

Usage Note:
FIRST · FIRST OF ALL · AT FIRST · IN/AT THE BEGINNING'
First, firstly and first of all First, firstly and first of all introduce the first item in a list or sequence. The next item is normally introduced by then or second/secondly : ‘First, open all the windows. Then turn off the gas and, if necessary, call an ambulance.’ ‘These new computers have several advantages. First of all, they’re faster than the older machines. Secondly, they’re far easier to use. And thirdly, they’re more reliable.’ at first At first introduces a situation which is in contrast with a later situation (after a change has taken place): ‘At first I didn’t like the climate, but after two years I got used to it.’
In the beginning Like at first, in the beginning introduces a situation which is in contrast with a later situation. However, in the beginning is less common and suggests that the speaker is looking a long way back into the past to the period of time immediately after something began: ’In the beginning, when the first settlers arrived, law and order didn’t exist.’
At the beginning refers to (1) the point in time when something begins: ’At the beginning of each lesson there is usually a revision exercise.’
(2) the place where something begins: ’At the beginning of the novel there is a long description of the farm where Daniel was born and grew up.’Unlike in the beginning , at the beginning is usually followed by of : ’at the beginning of the week/holiday/film’.

2.
BAD: At the beginning I thought that the switch was broken but then I discovered it was a fuse.
GOOD: At first I thought that the switch was broken but then I discovered it was a fuse.

Usage Note:
See language note above

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Common Errors


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