Definition of Giving birth

1. Noun. The process of giving birth.

Definition of Giving birth

1. Verb. (present participle of give birth) ¹

2. Noun. The action of the verb ''to give birth''. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Giving Birth

gives forth
gives head
gives in
gives it some welly
gives off
gives out
gives over
gives the finger
gives up
gives way
giving a bad name
giving away
giving birth (current term)
giving forth
giving head
giving in
giving it some welly
giving medication
giving off
giving out
giving over
giving protection
giving the finger
giving up

Literary usage of Giving birth

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Light of Nature Pursued by Abraham Tucker (1768)
"... fome motive occurring at the time or elfe by the power of indifferency then exerted. Therefore to talk of the Will by a fingle aci giving birth to many ..."

2. Garden Lore of Ancient Athens by Dorothy Burr Thompson, Ralph E. Griswold (1963)
"Leto clung to this tree while giving birth to Apollo and Artemis; Odysseus is said to have seen a shoot of it beside the altar of Apollo. ..."

3. A Collection of the Chronicles and Ancient Histories of Great Britain, Now by Jehan de Wavrin, William Hardy (1864)
"... just as you have heard it, which thing came to pass as they predicted, for the lady died in giving birth to her son, who was called Brutus. ..."

4. The Christian Remembrancer by William Scott (1845)
"... gigantic accumulative powers, from incessant advances in one unvarying pursuit, but becomes incapable of giving birth to a light lively production. ..."

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