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v. o·rig·i·nat·ed, o·rig·i·nat·ing, o·rig·i·nates
To bring into being; create or start: originated the practice of monthly reports.
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.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.origination - an event that is a beginning; a first part or stage of subsequent events
beginning - the event consisting of the start of something; "the beginning of the war"
germination - the origin of some development; "the germination of their discontent"
cause - events that provide the generative force that is the origin of something; "they are trying to determine the cause of the crash"
prelude, overture, preliminary - something that serves as a preceding event or introduces what follows; "training is a necessary preliminary to employment"; "drinks were the overture to dinner"
procession, emanation, rise - (theology) the origination of the Holy Spirit at Pentecost; "the emanation of the Holy Spirit"; "the rising of the Holy Ghost"; "the doctrine of the procession of the Holy Spirit from the Father and the Son"
2.origination - the act of starting something for the first timeorigination - the act of starting something for the first time; introducing something new; "she looked forward to her initiation as an adult"; "the foundation of a new scientific society"
commencement, start, beginning - the act of starting something; "he was responsible for the beginning of negotiations"
authorship, paternity - the act of initiating a new idea or theory or writing; "the authorship of the theory is disputed"
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1. The act or process of bringing or being brought into existence:
Informal: kickoff.
2. The act of founding or establishing:
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According to the latest edition of Inside Mortgage Finance, mortgage originations in the first quarter of 2011 fell 35.0 percent, to an estimated $325 billion, reversing three consecutive quarters of origination growth.
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