Definitions for originateəˈrɪdʒ əˌneɪt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. 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"

  2. originate, initiate, start(verb)

    bring into being

    "He initiated a new program"; "Start a foundation"

  3. originate(verb)

    begin a trip at a certain point, as of a plane, train, bus, etc.

    "The flight originates in Calcutta"

Wiktionary

  1. originate(Verb)

    To cause to be, to bring into existence; to produce, initiate.

  2. originate(Verb)

    To come into existence; to have origin or beginning; to spring, be derived (from, with).

    The scheme originated with the governor and council.

  3. Origin: From (the participle stem of) , from origo. Compare origin.

British National Corpus

  1. Verbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'originate' in Verbs Frequency: #878


Translations for originate

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • erzeugen, entwickeln, entspringen, entstehenGerman
  • γεννώ, προέρχομαιGreek
  • originiEsperanto
  • originar, originarseSpanish
  • instituerFrench
  • származik, megteremt, eredHungarian
  • originareItalian
  • voortkomenDutch
  • создать, происходить, произойти, порождать, возникнуть, породить, возникать, создаватьRussian

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