1) to make a beginning
2) to mark a beginning
3) an auspicious, promising beginning
4) at, in the beginning
5) from (the) beginning (from beginning to end; from the very beginning)* * *[bɪ'gɪnɪŋ]promising beginningan auspiciousat. in the beginningto make a beginningto mark a beginningfrom (the) beginning (from beginning to end: from the very beginning)
Combinatory dictionary. 2013.