What is the opposite of ending?

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Noun
Opposite of an end or final part of something
Noun
Opposite of the ending of an activity
Noun
Opposite of an act, event or occurrence representing an ending or shutdown
“Moiselle puts the success and survival of the business down to traditional values and an industry that is rooted in family, community, and people.”
Noun
Opposite of a stoppage or sudden cessation of motion
Noun
Opposite of the point at which something is complete or finalized
Noun
Opposite of an ending of a relationship or partnership
Noun
Opposite of the produced result or effect of a particular process or event
“Like coin tosses, there may be no salient causation to be discerned in the outcomes.”
Noun
Opposite of the act of removing or putting an end to something, especially forcefully or thoroughly
Adjective
Opposite of furthest to the rear
Adjective
Opposite of reaching a decisive moment or point of greatest tension
Adjective
Opposite of occurring or existing at the end of a process or period of time
Verb
Opposite of present participle for to draw, or cause to draw, to a close
“They grow, break free from the host, and drop to the bottom of the water to begin an independent life.”
Verb
Opposite of present participle for to bring or come to a finish
“Work will start after the area corporators identify footpaths that have not been paved so far.”
Verb
Opposite of present participle for to take a life
“The story is about a scientist who claimed that he could resurrect the dead.”
Verb
Opposite of present participle for to die or cease living
“Feller helps students understand the transient world in which they live and to appreciate the natural ephemera all around them.”
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