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o·rig·i·nate

 (ə-rĭj′ə-nāt′)
v. o·rig·i·nat·ed, o·rig·i·nat·ing, o·rig·i·nates
v.tr.
To bring into being; create or start: originated the practice of monthly reports.
v.intr.
To come into being; start: an invention that originated in China. See Synonyms at stem1.

o·rig′i·na′tion n.
o·rig′i·na′tive adj.
o·rig′i·na′tive·ly adv.
o·rig′i·na′tor n.

originator

The command by whose authority a message is sent. The responsibility of the originator includes the responsibility for the functions of the drafter and the releasing officer. See also releasing officer.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.originator - someone who creates new things
creator - a person who grows or makes or invents things
beginner, founder, founding father, father - a person who founds or establishes some institution; "George Washington is the father of his country"
groundbreaker, innovator, pioneer, trailblazer - someone who helps to open up a new line of research or technology or art
mover, proposer - (parliamentary procedure) someone who makes a formal motion
proposer, suggester - someone who advances a suggestion or proposal; "the suggester of this absurd strategy was a fool"

originator

noun creator, father or mother, founder, author, maker, framer, designer, architect, pioneer, generator, inventor, innovator, prime mover, initiator, begetter the originator of the theory of relativity

originator

noun
One that creates, founds, or originates:
Translations

originator

[əˈrɪdʒɪneɪtəʳ] Ninventor(a) m/f, creador(a) m/f

originator

[əˈrɪdʒəneɪtər] n [idea, scheme] → initiateur/trice m/f
The originator of the idea was a young professor → L'initiateur de l'idée était un jeune professeur.

originator

n (of plan, idea)Urheber(in) m(f); (of company)Gründer(in) m(f); (of product)Erfinder(in) m(f)

originator

[əˈrɪdʒɪˌneɪtəʳ] nideatore/trice

or·ig·i·na·tor

n. originador, productor.
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The disposition of everything in the rooms, from the largest object to the least; the arrangement of colours, the elegant variety and contrast obtained by thrift in trifles, by delicate hands, clear eyes, and good sense; were at once so pleasant in themselves, and so expressive of their originator, that, as Mr.
Repeat your story, Saint Laurent," replied the man, turning to the originator of the tale.
Balashev told him why he considered Napoleon to be the originator of the war.
The road to Farringdon ran along one side of it, and the brook by the side of the road; and above the brook was another large, gentle, sloping pasture-land, with a footpath running down it from the churchyard; and the old church, the originator of all the mirth, towered up with its gray walls and lancet windows, overlooking and sanctioning the whole, though its own share therein had been forgotten.
The name of Beadle being out of the question, and the originator of the Institution for these poor foundlings having been a blessed creature of the name of Coram, we gave that name to Pet's little maid.
I approved of his idea,' said Bradley, with his uneasy look wandering to the doll, and unconsciously resting there longer than it had rested on Lizzie, 'both because your brother ought naturally to be the originator of any such scheme, and because I hoped to be able to promote it.
This one clung to his theory with affectionate fidelity characteristic of originators of scientific theories, and afterward won many of the first scientists of the age to his view, by a very able pamphlet which he wrote, entitled, "Evidences going to show that the hair trunk, in a wild state, belonged to the early glacial period, and roamed the wastes of chaos in the company with the cave-bear, primeval man, and the other Oo"litics of the Old Silurian family.
Therefore, although the originators of these systems were, in many respects, revolutionary, their disciples have, in every case, formed mere reactionary sects.
Most of us, indeed, know little of the great originators until they have been lifted up among the constellations and already rule our fates.
Yes - and it is my belief that Eliza Millward and she, if not the very originators of the slanderous reports that have been propagated, were designedly the encouragers and chief disseminators of them.
Vile as those schemes were, desperate as were their originators, and bitter as were her feelings towards Fagin, who had led her, step by step, deeper and deeper down into an abyss of crime and misery, whence was no escape; still, there were times when, even towards him, she felt some relenting, lest her disclosure should bring him within the iron grasp he had so long eluded, and he should fall at last--richly as he merited such a fate--by her hand.
April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Mazzo Group's Joseph Mazzo has been congratulated by Scotsman Guide for his ranking as a Scotsman Guide 2013 Top Originator.