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Birth meaning

birth - 9 dictionary results

  1. 1. the time when something begins ( especially life); " they divorced after the birth of the child"; " his election signaled the birth of a new age"
  2. 2. Lineage; extraction; descent; sometimes, high birth; noble extraction.
  3. 3. The condition to which a person is born; natural state or position; inherited disposition or tendency.
  4. 4. The act of bringing forth; as, she had two children at a birth.
  5. 5. That which is born; that which is produced, whether animal or vegetable.
  6. 6. Origin; beginning; as, the birth of an empire.
  7. 7. See Berth.
  8. 8. The act or fact of coming into life, or of being born; - generally applied to human beings; as, the birth of a son.
  9. 9. The act of being born; origin.

birth - examples of usage

  1. It had begun after the birth of her second child. - "The Devil's Garden", W. B. Maxwell.
  2. His cousin- accident of birth- the black sheep of the family; now a major in a different regiment and a different division. - "The Rough Road", William John Locke.
  3. Tell me, I entreat you, Sir Henry, how it came into your possession; or if you know aught which could develope the mystery of her birth?" - "The Mysterious Wanderer, Vol. I", Sophia Reeve.
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