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Definition 1: the first book of the Old Testament: tells of 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; Joseph and his brothers - [noun denoting communication]

Synonyms for genesis in the sense of this definition

(genesis is an instance of ...) a major division of a long written composition

"the book of Isaiah"

(... is part of genesis) the collection of books comprising the sacred scripture of the Hebrews and recording their history as the chosen people; the first half of the Christian Bible

(... is part of genesis) the first of three divisions of the Hebrew Scriptures comprising the first five books of the Hebrew Bible considered as a unit

(genesis is the domain which ... is member of) (Genesis 11:1-11) a tower built by Noah's descendants (probably in Babylon) who intended it to reach up to heaven; God foiled them by confusing their language so they could no longer understand one another

Definition 2: a coming into being - [noun denoting event]

Synonyms for genesis in the sense of this definition

(genesis is a kind of ...) the event consisting of the start of something

"the beginning of the war"

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