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Synonyms for originate
əˈrɪdʒ 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"

    Synonyms:
    turn, start, bristle, mature, rise, get, build up, prepare, stand up, climb up, uprise, maturate, acquire, go up, rebel, surface, lift, arise, spring up, farm, come up, grow, train, evolve, modernize, bob up, resurrect, ascend, initiate, develop, climb, heighten, make grow, break, get up, prove, germinate, move up, turn out, jump, raise, formulate, modernise, rear, produce, mount, rise up, wax, recrudesce, educate, explicate

  2. originate, initiate, start(verb)

    bring into being

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

    Synonyms:
    start, initiate, rise, get, broach, get going, develop, uprise, commence, get down, take off, induct, bulge, embark on, part, arise, spring up, grow, pop out, go, depart, lead off, set off, startle, start up, bug out, begin, jump, bulge out, set about, pop, start out, set forth, lead up, protrude, come out, take up, pioneer, set out

  3. originate(verb)

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

    "The flight originates in Calcutta"

    Synonyms:
    spring up, rise, initiate, start, arise, uprise, grow, develop

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. originate

    Synonyms:
    commence, spring, rise, start, initiate, invent, create, cause to be made, proceed, emanate

    Antonyms:
    prosecute, conduct, apply

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. originate(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    create, breed, bring into existence, be the author of, be the cause of, give rise to

  2. originate(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    arise, rise, begin, spring, proceed, emanate, flow, take its rise

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "originate":

    originates, originated, origin, come

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How to use originate in a sentence?

  1. June Jordan:

    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.

  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. 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.

  4. Cometan:

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

  5. 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.


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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