Synonyms and Antonyms of threshold

  1. 1 an interval of time just before the onset of something on the threshold of a new age of green technology Synonyms brink, cusp, edge, point, vergeRelated Words nick

  2. 2 the point at which something begins at the threshold of the new year, it's time to look back and make resolutions for the future Synonyms alpha, baseline, birth, commencement, dawn, day one, genesis, get-go (also git-go), inception, incipience, incipiency, kickoff, launch, morning, nascence, nascency, onset, outset, start, beginningRelated Words 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 cessation, closing, closure, completion, finale, finish, period, stop, termination, windupAntonyms close, conclusion, end, ending, omega

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