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  Definition of origin
  1. properties attributable to your ancestry; "he comes from good origins"
  2. the point of intersection of coordinate axes; where the values of the coordinates are all zero
  3. an event that is a beginning; a first part or stage of subsequent events
  4. the descendants of one individual; "his entire lineage has been warriors"
  5. the place where something begins, where it springs into being; "the Italian beginning of the Renaissance"; "Jupiter was the origin of the radiation"; "Pittsburgh is the source of the Ohio River"; "communism''s Russian root"
Similar Words: descent, extraction, origination, inception, lineage, line, line of descent, bloodline, blood line, blood, pedigree, ancestry, parentage, stemma, stock, beginning, root, rootage, source

 

Hyponyms: full blood, germination, cause, preliminary, overture, prelude, emanation, rise, procession, family, family line, folk, kinfolk, kinsfolk, sept, phratry, breed, side, derivation, spring, fountainhead, headspring, head, headwaters, wellhead, wellspring, jumping-off place, point of departure, birthplace, cradle, place of origin, provenance, home, point source, trail head, trailhead

 

Derivational Morphology: originate, arise, rise, develop, uprise, spring up, grow, initiate, start, rear, raise, bring up, nurture, parent, derive, come, descend, root

 

Anagrams: O ring, gringo, Goring

 

Language Translations:
Chinese: 起源   Dutch: oorsprong  
Finnish: lähteet   French: origine  
German: Ursprung   Greek: προέλευση  
Hungarian: eredet   Ido: origino  
Italian: origine   Japanese: 起源  
Korean: 원천   Portuguese: origem  
Russian: происхождение   Serbian: istok  
Spanish: origen   Swedish: ursprung  
 
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