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births, plural;
  1. Give birth to (a baby or other young)
    • - she had carried him and birthed him
    • - in spring the cows birthed
  1. The emergence of a baby or other young from the body of its mother; the start of life as a physically separate being
    • - he was blind from birth
    • - despite a difficult birth he's fit and healthy
  2. A baby born
    • - the overall rate of incidence of Down syndrome is one in every 800 live births
  3. The beginning or coming into existence of something
    • - the birth of democracy
  4. Origin, descent, or ancestry
    • - the mother is American by birth
  5. High or noble descent
    • - she was proud of her beauty and her birth

  1. give birth: cause to be born; "My wife had twins yesterday!"
  2. the time when something begins (especially life); "they divorced after the birth of the child"; "his election signaled the birth of a new age"
  3. the event of being born; "they celebrated the birth of their first child"
  4. parturition: the process of giving birth
  5. parentage: the kinship relation of an offspring to the parents
  6. a baby born; an offspring; "the overall rate of incidence of Down's syndrome is one in every 800 births"
  7. Birth (calving in livestock and some other animals, whelping in carnivorous mammals) is the act or process of bearing or bringing forth offspring. The offspring is brought forth from the mother. Different forms of birth are oviparity, vivipary and ovovivipary.
  8. Birth is a 2004 film directed by Jonathan Glazer and starring Nicole Kidman, Lauren Bacall, Danny Huston and Cameron Bright. ...
  9. Birth is the debut indie album by Index Case, released in 2000.
  10. Birth is an album by pianist Keith Jarrett featuring performances by Jarret, Dewey Redman, Charlie Haden and Paul Motian.
  11. The following is a list of episodes for the NBC television sitcom, The Cosby Show. The series aired from September 20, 1984 to April 30, 1992 with 201 episodes produced spanning 8 seasons. (Note: It should not be confused with the subsequent, and similarly named show Cosby.)
  12. The Birth is the debut full-length album by Oklahoma rock band, Stardeath and White Dwarfs.
  13. The process of childbearing; An instance of childbirth; A beginning or start; a point of origin; The circumstances of one's background, ancestry, or upbringing; To bear or give birth to (a child); To produce, give rise to; A familial relationship established by childbirth
  14. (Births) The Times, August 1, 1950
  15. Births are the number of live births occurring to residents of an area during the period as reported from the Census Bureau's Federal-State Cooperative Program for Population Estimates (FSCPE) and the National Center for Health Statistics.
  16. The country in which a person is born.
  17. For a married woman to dream of giving birth to a child, great joy and a handsome legacy is foretold. For a single woman, loss of virtue and abandonment by her lover.
  18. The beginning of an animalAny living thing that is not a plant. Most animals can move about freely. All use plants or other animals as food. All have sensory organs.'s life.
  19. Abbreviation for "going to be born in the Pure Land" which is understood by Shinran in a twofold sense: 1) instantaneous awakening, here and now, occurs with shinjin or true entrusting; and 2) attaining of buddhahood at the moment of death when one sheds all karmic limitations and becomes one ...
  20. n. Act. of coming into life or of being born; the delivery of a newly born child alive; descent; origin. Adoptees often cannot relate to having been born, believing instead that they come from a baby supermarket or descended from Mars or zapped into existence. ...
  21. Muslim believe that people are born free of sin. It is only after they reach the age of puberty and it is only after they commit sins that they are to be charged for their mistakes. No one is responsible for or can take the responsibility for the sins of others. ...
  22. This is the most straightforward and follows the pattern of how a human being comes into the world. The life is conceived, birthed and nurtured so the new baby church can grow to be a healthy reproducing congregation in its own right.
  23. 4 November 1732 Calvert County, Maryland
  24. The act of being wholly brought into the world. The whole body must be detached from that of the mother, in order to make the birth complete. 5 C. & P. 329; S. C. 24 E. C. L. R. 344 6 C. & P. 349; S. C. 25 E. C. L. R. 433.
  25. the act or process of delivering a child.  It may either be a live birth or a stillbirth.