Definition of inception:
innovation, stemma, founding, foundation, root, arising, lineage, fount, line of descent, parentage, launch, stock, incipience, initiation, line, instauration, incipiency, fountain, leadoff, study at origin, rootage, onset, extraction, descent, bloodline, origin, rise, blood line, nascence, institution, ancestry, origination, opening, pedigree, outset, kickoff, blood.
- beginning (part of speech: noun)
That struggle had been from its inception to its close, a continuing exhibition, on both sides, of stubborn devotion to a cause, and its annals had been crowned with illustrations of the grandest race and personal courage the history of the world records.- "History-of-the-Impeachment-of-Andrew-Johnson-President-of-the-United-States-by-the-House-of-Representatives-and-his-trial-by-the-Senate-for-high-crimes-and-misdemeanors-in-office-1868", Ross, Edmund G. (Edmund Gibson).
This type of philosophy, which is the one that I wish to advocate, has not as yet many whole- hearted adherents, but the " new realism" which owes its inception to Harvard is very largely impregnated with its spirit.- "Our Knowledge of the External World as a Field for Scientific Method in Philosophy", Bertrand Russell.
- "Memoir, Correspondence, And Miscellanies, From The Papers Of Thomas Jefferson", Thomas Jefferson.