What does originate mean?

Definitions for originate
əˈrɪdʒ əˌneɪtorig·i·nate

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word originate.

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

How to pronounce originate ?

  1. Alex
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    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Veena
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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. Thomas Alva Edison:

    Great ideas originate in the muscles.

  2. Cometan:

    Good writing is not shaped solely by words, but by the contexts, feelings, and hardships from which such words originate.

  3. B. F. Skinner:

    Does a poet create, originate, initiate the thing called a poem, or is his behavior merely the product of his genetic and environmental histories?

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

Images & Illustrations of originate

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Popularity rank by frequency of use

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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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