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originate   (Sound)

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〔 әˋrIdʒәˏnet 〕


〔 әˊridʒәneit 〕

Overview of verb originate

The verb originate has 3 senses

  • 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")

  • originate, initiate, start -- (bring into being; "He initiated a new program"; "Start a foundation")

  • originate -- (begin a trip at a certain point, as of a plane, train, bus, etc.; "The flight originates in Calcutta")