Synonyms and Antonyms of commencement
the point at which something begins there was a large turnout at the commencement of the conference, but the numbers dwindled as it progressed Synonyms of commencement alpha, baseline, birth, beginning, dawn, day one, genesis, get-go (also git-go), inception, incipience, incipiency, kickoff, launch, morning, nascence, nascency, onset, outset, start, thresholdWords Related to commencement drawing board, first base, ground zero, square one; creation, founding, inauguration, initiation, institution, origination; cradle, fountain, fountainhead, germ, origin, root, seedbed, source, spring, well, wellspring; dawning, opening; advent, appearance, arrival, debut (also début), emergence; childhood, infancy, youthNear Antonyms of commencement cessation, closing, closure, completion, finale, finish, period, stop, termination, windupAntonyms of commencement close, conclusion, end, ending, omega
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