Synonyms of birth in English:



  • 1 the birth of a child
    [Antonyms] death
  • 2 the birth of a new era
    [Antonyms] end demise
  • 3 he is of noble birth
    ancestry, descent, origin(s), parentage, lineage, line, line of descent, heritage, family, stock, blood, bloodline, genealogy, breeding, pedigree, house, extraction, derivation, background
    rare filiation, stirps
  • Phrases

    give birth to

    she gave birth to a sonhavebearproducebe delivered ofbring into the worldNorth Americanbirth informaldrop datedmother archaicbe brought to bed ofbring forth

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    natal1 relating to one's birth
    antenatal before birth
    postnatal after childbirth
    obstetrics branch of medicine concerned with birth

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    Word of the day hypnopompic
    Pronunciation: ˌhɪpnə(ʊ)ˈpɒmpɪk
    relating to the state immediately preceding waking up