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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. 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.

  2. Thomas Alva Edison:

    Great ideas originate in the muscles.

  3. Harriet Martineau:

    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.

  4. Catherine Bradshaw:

    With the big ice sheet on Antarctica like we have today, the predominant winds are known as katabatic winds, and these go from the land to the sea, they originate from the ice sheet where it is very high, very cold and very dry -- in fact Antarctica receives only a few inches of snowfall a year and is so dry it is classified as a desert.

  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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