What is the meaning of birth?


  • The time when something begins (especially life. )
    • usage: "they divorced after the birth of the child"; "his election signaled the birth of a new age"
  • The event of being born.
    • usage: "they celebrated the birth of their first child"
  • The process of giving birth.
  • The kinship relation of an offspring to the parents.
  • A baby born; an offspring.
    • usage: "the overall rate of incidence of Down's syndrome is one in every 800 births"


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APAWordNet. (2010). birth. Retrieved April 23, 2019, from http://smartdefine.org/birth/definitions/1219560
ChicagoWordNet. 2010. "birth" http://smartdefine.org/birth/definitions/1219560 (accessed April 23, 2019).
HarvardWordNet 2010, birth, Smart Define, viewed 23 April, 2019, <http://smartdefine.org/birth/definitions/1219560>.
MLAWordNet. "birth" 23 October 2010. Web. 23 April 2019. <http://smartdefine.org/birth/definitions/1219560>
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