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originate, arise, rise, develop, uprise, spring up, growverb
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, startverb
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.
Etymology: From (the participle stem of), from origo. Compare origin.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
To bring into existence.
Etymology: from origin.
British National Corpus
Rank popularity for the word 'originate' in Verbs Frequency: #878
The numerical value of originate in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of originate in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
Examples of originate in a Sentence
The other thing is, unfortunately, the reality of our situation is that the principal terror threats in the UK do originate from Islamist sympathizers, i do understand that's different from the religion of Islam, but it's the reality of who the perpetrators are of the majority of the offenses. If the show were set in the recent British past, the attackers might be Irish republicans.
Creativity comes from awakening and directing men's higher natures, which originate in the primal depths of the universe and are appointed by Heaven.
Lately... Americans have begun to understand that trouble does not start somewhere on the other side of town. It seems to originate inside the absolute middle of the homemade cherry pie. In our history, the state has failed to respond to the weak. You could be white, male, Presbyterian and heterosexual besides, but if you get fired or if you get sick tomorrow, you might as well be Black, for all the state will want to hear from you.
Laws and customs may be creative of vice; and should be therefore perpetually under process of observation and correction: but laws and customs cannot be creative of virtue: they may encourage and help to preserve it; but they cannot originate it.
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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- entstehen, entspringen, erzeugen, entwickelnGerman
- γεννώ, προέρχομαιGreek
- originarse, originarSpanish
- उत्पन्न करनाHindi
- ered, megteremt, származikHungarian
- возникнуть, порождать, породить, возникать, создавать, произойти, происходить, создатьRussian
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