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Another word for original

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Adjective
  1. Preceding all others in time

      1. Being or happening first in sequence of time; original.
      2. Primary or fundamental:
      3. Belonging to or characteristic of the earliest stage of development of an organism or a part:
      1. First or highest in rank or importance; main:
      2. Highest in quality; excellent:
      3. Being the most desired or suitable example of something:
      1. First or highest in rank or importance; principal.
      2. Occurring first in time or sequence; earliest:
      3. Of or relating to primary schools.
      1. One who ventures into unknown or unclaimed territory to settle.
      2. One who opens up new areas of thought, research, or development:
      3. A soldier who performs construction and demolition work in the field to facilitate troop movements.
      1. An unmarried girl or woman.
      2. A woman or girl who is a virgin.
      3. A machine resembling the guillotine, used in Scotland in the 1500s and 1600s to behead criminals.
      1. Of, relating to, or occurring at the beginning; first:
      2. Designating the first letter or letters of a word.
      3. The first letter of a proper name.
      1. The ordinal number matching the number one in a series.
      2. The one coming, occurring, or ranking before or above all others.
      3. The beginning; the outset:
    See also:

    start

  2. Arising from or going to the root or source

    See also:

    surface

  3. Not derived from something else

      1. Of or relating to an early or original stage or state; primeval:
      2. Occurring in or characteristic of an early stage of development or evolution:
      3. Having developed early in the evolutionary history of a group:
      1. First or highest in rank or importance; main:
      2. Highest in quality; excellent:
      3. Being the most desired or suitable example of something:
      1. First or highest in rank or importance; principal.
      2. Occurring first in time or sequence; earliest:
      3. Of or relating to primary schools.
    See also:

    start

  4. Not counterfeit or copied

    See also:

    true

  5. Not the same as what was previously known or done

    See also:

    new

  6. Characterized by or productive of new things or new ideas

    See also:

    ability

Noun
  1. A first form from which varieties arise or imitations are made

      1. An original type, form, or instance serving as a basis or standard:
      2. An original, full-scale, and usually working model of a new product or new version of an existing product.
      3. A typical example of a class or category:
      1. A cell of a plant, fungus, bacterium, or archaeon from which the cell wall has been removed, leaving the protoplasm and plasma membrane.
      1. The owner or keeper of an animal:
      2. The owner of a slave.
      3. One who has control over or ownership of something:
      1. A male whose sperm unites with an egg, producing an embryo.
      2. A male whose impregnation of a female results in the birth of a child.
      3. A man who adopts a child.
      1. An original model or type after which other similar things are patterned; a prototype:
      2. An ideal example of a type; quintessence:
      3. In Jungian psychology, an inherited pattern of thought or symbolic imagery derived from past collective experience and present in the individual unconscious.
    See also:

    start

  2. A person who is appealingly odd or curious

    See also:

    usual

Another word for original

Modifier
  1. Pertaining to the source

  2. Creative

  3. Not copied