The definition of begin means to start or come into being.(verb)
See begin in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME biginnen < OE beginnan; akin to Ger beginnen, Goth duginnan
See begin in American Heritage Dictionary 4
verb be·gan (-gănˈ), be·gun (-gŭnˈ), be·gin·ning, be·gins verb, intransitive
Origin: Middle English biginnen
Origin: , from Old English beginnan.
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