Definitions for originateəˈrɪdʒ əˌneɪt
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originate, arise, rise, develop, uprise, spring up, grow(verb)
come into existence; take on form or shape
"A new religious movement originated in that country"; "a love that sprang up from friendship"; "the idea for the book grew out of a short story"; "An interesting phenomenon uprose"
originate, initiate, start(verb)
bring into being
"He initiated a new program"; "Start a foundation"
begin a trip at a certain point, as of a plane, train, bus, etc.
"The flight originates in Calcutta"
To cause to be, to bring into existence; to produce, initiate.
To come into existence; to have origin or beginning; to spring, be derived (from, with).
The scheme originated with the governor and council.
Origin: From (the participle stem of) , from origo. Compare origin.
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