Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb originate

3 senses of originate

Sense 1
originate, arise, rise, develop, uprise, spring up, grow -- (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")
       => become -- (come into existence; "What becomes has duration")

Sense 2
originate, initiate, start -- (bring into being; "He initiated a new program"; "Start a foundation")
       => make, create -- (make or cause to be or to become; "make a mess in one's office"; "create a furor")
          Phrasal Verb-> originate in#1

Sense 3
originate -- (begin a trip at a certain point, as of a plane, train, bus, etc.; "The flight originates in Calcutta")
       => begin, start -- (have a beginning, in a temporal, spatial, or evaluative sense; "The DMZ begins right over the hill"; "The second movement begins after the Allegro"; "Prices for these homes start at $250,000")

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