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Definition of 'birth'


  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"
       Antonyms: death dying demise
  2. the event of being born; "they celebrated the birth of their first child"
       Synonyms: nativity nascency nascence
       Antonyms: death decease expiry
  3. the process of giving birth
       Synonyms: parturition giving birth birthing
  4. the kinship relation of an offspring to the parents
       Synonyms: parentage


  1. cause_to_be_born; "My wife had twins yesterday!"
       Synonyms: give birth deliver bear have

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