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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.
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|Noun||1.||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"
|2.||origination - 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"
1. The act or process of bringing or being brought into existence:
beginning, commencement, inauguration, inception, incipience, incipiency, initiation, launch, leadoff, opening, start.