Synonyms of beginning in English:

beginning


See definition of beginning

noun

1‘the beginning of the industrial revolution’

SYNONYMS

dawn, birth, inception, conception, origination, genesis, emergence, rise, start, starting point, very beginning, launch, onset, outset, unfolding, development, developing, debut

day one

informal kick-off

formal commencement

ANTONYMS

end

2‘she read the beginning of the book’

SYNONYMS

opening, start, first part, preface, introduction, foreword, preamble, opening statement, opening remarks, prelude, prologue

formal commencement

rare exordium, proem, prolegomenon

ANTONYMS

conclusion, end

3beginnings‘the therapy has its beginnings in China’

SYNONYMS

origin, source, starting point, basis, birthplace, cradle, spring, mainspring, embryo, germ

genesis, creation, infancy

roots, seeds, early stages

fons et origo

literary fountainhead, fount, well spring