Noun Definition

birth

1.Definition: a baby born; an offspring

"The overall rate of incidence of Down's syndrome is one in every 800 births"

Category: People

2.Definition: the event of being born

"They celebrated the birth of their first child"

Related Noun(s):nativity, nascence, nascency

Category: General

3.Definition: the kinship relation of an offspring to the parents

Related Noun(s):parentage

Category: General

4.Definition: the process of giving birth

Related Noun(s):parturition

Category: General

5.Definition: the time when something begins (especially life)

"They divorced after the birth of the child", "His election signaled the birth of a new age"

Category: General