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INCEPTION

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does inception mean? 

INCEPTION (noun)
  The noun INCEPTION has 1 sense:

1. an event that is a beginning; a first part or stage of subsequent events

  Familiarity information: INCEPTION used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


INCEPTION (noun)


Sense 1inception [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

An event that is a beginning; a first part or stage of subsequent events

Classified under:

Nouns denoting natural events

Synonyms:

inception; origination; origin

Hypernyms ("inception" is a kind of...):

beginning (the event consisting of the start of something)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "inception"):

germination (the origin of some development)

cause (events that provide the generative force that is the origin of something)

overture; preliminary; prelude (something that serves as a preceding event or introduces what follows)

emanation; procession; rise ((theology) the origination of the Holy Spirit at Pentecost)


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