Definitions of inception

  1. Beginning; first stage; as, the movement was successful from its inception. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.

Usage examples for inception

  1. I was thinking that the warfare between the two men had its inception much farther back in the past than anybody had ever imagined, and that it was no longer strange why Page had wrested the ruby from his rival. – The Paternoster Ruby by Charles Edmonds Walk
  2. Death does but mark the accomplishment of one stage in a journey, with whose inception we had nothing to do. – A New Atmosphere by Gail Hamilton