noun, plural gen·e·ses [jen-uh-seez]. /ˈdʒɛn əˌsiz/.
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Origin of genesis
OTHER WORDS FROM genesishy·per·gen·e·sis, noun
Definition for genesis (2 of 3)
Origin of Genesis
OTHER WORDS FROM GenesisGe·ne·si·ac [juh-nee-see-ak], /dʒəˈni siˌæk/, Gen·e·si·a·cal [jen-uh-sahy-uh-kuhl], /ˌdʒɛn əˈsaɪ ə kəl/, Gen·e·sit·ic [jen-uh-sit-ik] /dʒɛn ə ˈsɪt ɪk/ adjective
Definition for genesis (3 of 3)
Example sentences from the Web for genesis
(Genesis 9:25) You disclaim these voices from the past, but to LGBT people, your voice sounds a lot like theirs.Do LGBTs Owe Christians an Olive Branch? Try The Other Way Around|Jay Michaelson|December 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
According to Genesis, when God created humanity he created “humankind in his image” and “male and female he created them.”
You are in some way in line with the creative genesis of the universe.
Even in the 1930s at the genesis of his long relationship with Vogue, the sheer drama of his work obliterated the competition.How Horst Captured Dietrich, Rita Hayworth, and Vivien Leigh—and Changed Fashion Photography|Patrick Strudwick|September 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Q: What was the genesis of the film; and what made you interested in working with Joan?The Directors of Joan Rivers Documentary 'A Piece of Work' Remember Its Star|Kevin Fallon|September 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Obviously a tremendous question arises here as to how a story should be found in Genesis xiv.Solomon and Solomonic Literature|Moncure Daniel Conway
Hunis versified the whole book of Genesis, calling it a hive full of honey.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology|Joel Munsell
Indeed, the latter played so important a part in the genesis of this work that it is necessary to speak of it in detail.The Life & Letters of Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky|Modeste Tchaikovsky
But, on reference to the Sanscrit, there is a curious identity apparent between the second verse in Genesis and a Hindoo idea.Ancient Faiths And Modern|Thomas Inman
Do you remember that passage of the Bible which some one read before us; it was the twenty-fifth chapter of Genesis.Toilers of the Sea|Victor Hugo
British Dictionary definitions for genesis (1 of 3)
noun plural -ses (-ˌsiːz)
Word Origin for genesis
British Dictionary definitions for genesis (2 of 3)
British Dictionary definitions for genesis (3 of 3)
n combining form
Derived forms of -genesis-genetic or -genic, adj combining form
Word Origin for -genesis
Medical definitions for genesis (1 of 2)
n. pl. gen•e•ses (-sēz′)
Medical definitions for genesis (2 of 2)
Cultural definitions for genesis
The first book of the Old Testament; its first words are “In the beginning” (genesis is a Greek word for “beginning”). It covers the time from the beginning of the world through the days of the patriarchs, including the stories of the Creation, Adam and Eve, the Fall of Man, Cain and Abel, Noah and the Flood, God's covenant with Abraham, Abraham and Isaac, Jacob and Esau, and Joseph and his brothers.