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Webster 1913 Edition


Incipient

In-cip′i-ent

,
Adj.
[L.
incipiens
, p. pr. of
incipere
to begin. See
Inception
.]
Beginning to be, or to show itself; commencing; initial;
as, the
incipient
stage of a fever;
incipient
light of day.
In-cip′i-ent-ly
,
adv.

Webster 1828 Edition


Incipient

INCIP'IENT

,
Adj.
[L. incipiens,incipio; in and capio, to take.]
Beginning; commencing; as the incipient stage of a fever; incipient light or day.

Definition 2022


incipient

incipient

English

Adjective

incipient (not comparable)

  1. In an initial stage; beginning, starting, coming into existence.
    After 500 years, incipient towns appeared.
    Employees shall be familiarized with the use of a fire extinguisher in incipient stage fire fighting.

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Noun

incipient (countable and uncountable, plural incipients)

  1. (countable, obsolete) beginner
  2. (uncountable, grammar) A verb tense of the Hebrew language.

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Latin

Verb

incipient

  1. third-person plural future active indicative of incipiō