Synonyms of birth in English:

birth

noun

  • 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 son
    have, bear, produce, be delivered of, bring into the world;
    North American birth
    informal drop
    dated mother
    archaic be brought to bed of, bring 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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