Beginning

Definition of Beginning

Be`gin´ning
n.1.The act of doing that which begins anything; commencement of an action, state, or space of time; entrance into being or upon a course; the first act, effort, or state of a succession of acts or states.
In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth.
- Gen. i. 1.
2.That which begins or originates something; the first cause; origin; source.
I am . . . the beginning and the ending.
- Rev. i. 8.
3.That which is begun; a rudiment or element.
4.Enterprise.

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