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inceptionnoun beginning, birth, commencement, dawn, debut, derivation, embarkation, exordium, genesis, inauguration, inceptum, inchoation, incipience, incipiency, initiation, initium, onset, opening, origin, origination, outset, rise, source, start, starting point
See also: beginning, birth, causal, derivation, genesis, nascency, onset, origin, origination, outset, prelude, source, start, threshold
INCEPTION. The commencement; the beginning. In making a will, for example, the writing is its inception. 3 Co. 31 b; Plowd. 343. Vide Consummation; Progression.