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Berth vs. Birth

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  • Berth (noun)

    A fixed bunk for sleeping in (caravans, trains, etc).

  • Berth (noun)

    Room for maneuvering or safety. (Often used in the phrase a wide berth.)

  • Berth (noun)

    A space for a ship to moor or a vehicle to park.

  • Berth (noun)

    A room in which a number of the officers or ship's company mess and reside.

  • Berth (noun)

    A job or position, especially on a ship.

  • Berth (noun)

    Position or seed in a tournament bracket.

  • Berth (noun)

    position on the field of play

  • Berth (verb)

    to bring (a ship or vehicle) into its berth

  • Berth (verb)

    to assign a berth (bunk or position) to

  • Birth (noun)

    The process of childbearing; the beginning of life.

  • Birth (noun)

    An instance of childbirth.

    "Intersex babies account for roughly one per cent of all births."

  • Birth (noun)

    A beginning or start; a point of origin.

    "the birth of an empire"

  • Birth (noun)

    The circumstances of one's background, ancestry, or upbringing.

    "He was of noble birth, but fortune had not favored him."

  • Birth (noun)

    That which is born.

  • Birth (noun)

    misspelling of berth

  • Birth (adjective)

    A familial relationship established by childbirth.

    "Her birth father left when she was a baby; she was raised by her mother and stepfather."

  • Birth (verb)

    To bear or give birth to (a child).

  • Birth (verb)

    To produce, give rise to.

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Oxford Dictionary
  • Berth (noun)

    Convenient sea room.

  • Berth (noun)

    An allotted place; an appointment; situation or employment.

  • Berth (noun)

    A place in a ship to sleep in; a long box or shelf on the side of a cabin or stateroom, or of a railway car, for sleeping in.

  • Berth

    To give an anchorage to, or a place to lie at; to place in a berth; as, she was berthed stem to stern with the Adelaide.

  • Berth

    To allot or furnish berths to, on shipboard; as, to berth a ship's company.

  • Birth (noun)

    The act or fact of coming into life, or of being born; - generally applied to human beings; as, the birth of a son.

  • Birth (noun)

    Lineage; extraction; descent; sometimes, high birth; noble extraction.

  • Birth (noun)

    The condition to which a person is born; natural state or position; inherited disposition or tendency.

  • Birth (noun)

    The act of bringing forth; as, she had two children at a birth.

  • Birth (noun)

    That which is born; that which is produced, whether animal or vegetable.

  • Birth (noun)

    Origin; beginning; as, the birth of an empire.

  • Birth (noun)

    See Berth.

Webster Dictionary
  • Berth (noun)

    a job in an organization;

    "he occupied a post in the treasury"

  • Berth (noun)

    a place where a craft can be made fast

  • Berth (noun)

    a bed on a ship or train; usually in tiers

  • Berth (verb)

    provide with a berth

  • Berth (verb)

    secure in or as if in a berth or dock;

    "tie up the boat"

  • Berth (verb)

    come into or dock at a wharf;

    "the big ship wharfed in the evening"

  • Birth (noun)

    the time when something begins (especially life);

    "they divorced after the birth of the child"

    "his election signaled the birth of a new age"

  • Birth (noun)

    the event of being born;

    "they celebrated the birth of their first child"

  • Birth (noun)

    the process of giving birth

  • Birth (noun)

    the kinship relation of an offspring to the parents

  • Birth (verb)

    give birth (to a newborn);

    "My wife had twins yesterday!"

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