What does originate mean?

Definitions for originate
əˈrɪdʒ əˌneɪtorig·i·nate

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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.

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

  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.

    Etymology: 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

How to pronounce originate?

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How to say originate in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of originate in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of originate in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of originate in a Sentence

  1. John von Neumann:

    I think that it is a relatively good approximation to truth — which is much too complicated to allow anything but approximations — that mathematical ideas originate in empirics. But, once they are conceived, the subject begins to live a peculiar life of its own and is ... governed by almost entirely aesthetical motivations. In other words, at a great distance from its empirical source, or after much "abstract" inbreeding, a mathematical subject is in danger of degeneration. Whenever this stage is reached the only remedy seems to me to be the rejuvenating return to the source: the reinjection of more or less directly empirical ideas.

  2. I Ching:

    Creativity comes from awakening and directing men's higher natures, which originate in the primal depths of the universe and are appointed by Heaven.

  3. Saida Caballero-Nieves:

    There have been suggestions that these monsters result from the merger of less extreme stars in close binary systems, from what we know about the frequency of massive mergers, this scenario can’t account for all the really massive stars that we see in R136, so it would appear that such stars can originate from the star formation process.

  4. Thierry Roland:

    Given our global footprint, we are able to originate assets from all over the world, repackage them, and then offer them to the U.S. investor base, investors come to us to buy emerging market assets.

  5. State John Kerry on Wednesday:

    The United States did not draft or originate this resolution, nor did we put The United States forward, the United States was drafted and … introduced by Egypt … in coordination with the Palestinians and others.

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Translations for originate

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

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