Genesis definitions

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Genesis is defined as the first book in the Bible.

An example of Genesis is the section of the Bible that tells the story of creation.

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The coming into being of something; the origin.
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Genesis means the beginning.

An example of a genesis is when a project starts.

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Origin; production.

Abiogenesis.

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The first book of the Bible, giving an account of the Creation.
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The way in which something comes to be; beginning; origin.
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Origination, creation, formation, evolution (of something specified)

Psychogenesis.

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The origin, start, or point at which something comes into being.

Some point to the creation of the Magna Carta as the genesis of English common law.

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(religion) The first sacred book in the Torah and the Hebrew Bible.
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A female given name of American usage since the 1980s.
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(video games) The video game console Mega Drive by Sega.
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Origin of genesis

From Latin genesis (“generation, nativity”), from Ancient Greek γένεσις (genesis, “origin, source, beginning, nativity, generation, production, creation”), from Proto-Indo-European *ǵénh₁tis (“birth, production”), from Proto-Indo-European *ǵenh₁-. Related to γίγνεσθαι (gignesthai) second aor. γενέσθαι (genesthai, “to be produced, become, be”).