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Noun birth has 4 senses
- birth - the time when something begins (especially life); "they divorced after the birth of the child"; "his election signaled the birth of a new age"
--1 is a kind of beginning, commencement, first, outset, get-go, start, kickoff, starting time, showtime, offset
--1 is a part of life, lifetime, lifespan
Antonyms: death, dying, demise
--1 has particulars: cradle
- birth, nativity, nascency, nascence - the event of being born; "they celebrated the birth of their first child"
--2 is a kind of change, alteration, modification
Antonyms: death, decease
--2 has particulars:
- parturition, birth, giving birth, birthing - the process of giving birth
--3 is a kind of organic process, biological process
--3 is a part of reproduction
--3 has particulars:
| ||brooding, incubation; calving; childbirth, childbearing, accouchement, vaginal birth; farrow, farrowing; hatch, hatching; laying, egg laying; parturiency, labor, labour, confinement, lying-in, travail, childbed|
- parentage, birth - the kinship relation of an offspring to the parents
--4 is a kind of kinship, family relationship, relationship