part of speech: noun

definition 1: the act or fact of being born.

  • The family is celebrating the birth of their first child.

antonyms: death

definition 2: the act of bringing a new baby or baby animal into the world.

  • Most births in America take place in hospitals.

synonyms: childbirth

definition 3: beginning; origin.

  • The birth of a new company brought more business to the city.

synonyms: beginning, origin

antonyms: end