Another word for original
Pertaining to the source
primary, primeval, primordial, rudimentary, rudimental, aboriginal, elementary, inceptive, in embryo, fundamental, protogenic, primitive, initial, beginning, commencing, starting, opening, dawning, incipient; see also first 1.
originative, productive, causal, causative, generative, imaginative, inventive, innovative, ingenious, unconventional, constitutive, formative, demiurgic, resourceful, ready, quick, seminal, envisioning, sensitive, archetypal, inspiring, devising, conceiving, fertile, fictive, fashioning, molding.
first, new, fresh, novel, earliest, initial, primary, principal, genuine, firsthand, uncopied, underived, unused, independent, one, sole, lone, single, solitary, neoteric, authentic, pure, new-fashioned, untranslated, nonimitative, unexampled, elemental, real, absolute; see also unique 1, unusual 1, 2.
Another word for originaladjective
Preceding all others in time:earliest, first, initial, maiden, pioneer, primary, prime, primordial. See start
Arising from or going to the root or source:basal, basic, foundational, fundamental, primary, radical, underlying. See surface
Not derived from something else:primary, prime, primitive. See start
Not counterfeit or copied:actual, authentic, bona fide, genuine, good, indubitable, real, true, undoubted, unquestionable. See true
Not the same as what was previously known or done:different, fresh, innovative, inventive, new, newfangled, novel, unfamiliar, unprecedented. See new
Characterized by or productive of new things or new ideas:creative, ingenious, innovative, innovatory, inventive. See ability