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Another word for originate

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Verb
  1. To cause to come into existence

      1. The eggs of aquatic animals such as bivalve mollusks, fishes, and amphibians.
      2. Offspring, especially when occurring in large numbers.
      3. A product or an outcome:
      1. A biological father.
      2. The male parent of an animal, especially a domesticated mammal.
      3. The plant or gamete responsible for fertilizing an ovule that develops into a seed.
      1. To bring forth; yield:
      2. To create by physical or mental effort:
      3. To manufacture:
      1. To produce offspring; reproduce.
      2. To produce (offspring); reproduce.
      1. A female person whose egg unites with a sperm or a male person whose sperm unites with an egg, resulting in the conception of a child or the birth of a child.
      2. A female person who is pregnant with or gives birth to a child except when someone else has legal rights to the child.
      3. A person who adopts a child.
      1. To cause to exist or happen; bring about; create:
      2. To bring into existence by shaping, modifying, or putting together material; construct:
      3. To form by assembling individuals or constituents:
      1. An opening, as in the deck of a ship, in the roof or floor of a building, or in an aircraft.
      2. The cover for such an opening.
      3. A hatchway.
      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. To bring into existence; give rise to:
      2. To procreate; propagate.
      3. To come into existence; originate.
      1. To cause to exist; bring into being:
      2. To give rise to; produce:
      3. To produce through artistic or imaginative effort:
      1. To produce (offspring); give birth to or hatch.
      2. To bring about; engender:
      3. To cause to reproduce, especially by controlled mating and selection:
      1. To produce (offspring) by sexual reproduction. Used especially of a man.
      2. To cause to exist or occur; produce:
  2. To bring into existence formally

    See also:

    start

  3. To bring into currency, use, fashion, or practice

      1. To throw or propel with force; hurl:
      2. To set or thrust (a self-propelled craft or projectile) in motion:
      3. To put (a boat) into the water in readiness for use.
      1. To present (someone) by name to another in order to establish an acquaintance.
      2. To present (a performer, for example) to the public for the first time.
      3. To make preliminary remarks about; preface:
    See also:

    start

  4. To come into being

    See also:

    start

  5. To begin to appear or develop

    See also:

    start

  6. To have as a source

      1. To spring up, as from the soil.
      2. To come into being; arise.
      1. The main ascending part of a plant; a stalk or trunk.
      2. A slender stalk supporting or connecting another plant part, such as a leaf or flower.
      3. A banana stalk bearing several bunches of bananas.
      1. To move upward or forward in a single quick motion or a series of such motions; leap:
      2. To move suddenly, especially because of being resilient or moved by a spring:
      3. To start doing something suddenly:
      1. To assume a standing position after lying, sitting, or kneeling.
      2. To get out of bed:
      3. To move from a lower to a higher position; ascend:
      1. To go forward or onward, especially after an interruption; continue:
      2. To begin to carry on an action or a process:
      3. To move on in an orderly manner:
      1. A point or matter of discussion, debate, or dispute:
      2. A matter of public concern:
      3. A misgiving, objection, or complaint:
      1. To move or run smoothly with unbroken continuity, as in the manner characteristic of a fluid.
      2. To issue in a stream; pour forth:
      3. To circulate, as the blood in the body.
      1. To come or send forth, as from a source:
      1. To obtain or receive from a source:
      2. To produce or obtain (a compound) from another substance by chemical reaction.
      3. To trace the origin or development of (a word).
      1. in the second person, with relation to the speaker
      2. in the first person, with relation to the person addressed
      3. in the third person, with relation to the person or thing approached
      1. To get up, as from a sitting or prone position; rise.
      2. To awaken and get up:
      3. To move upward; ascend.
    See also:

    start

  7. To have as one's home or place of origin

      1. Precipitation in the form of spherical or irregular pellets of ice larger than 5 millimeters (0.2 inch) in diameter, usually associated with thunderstorms.
      2. Something that falls with the force and quantity of a shower of ice and hard snow:
      3. To precipitate in pellets of ice and hard snow.
      1. in the second person, with relation to the speaker
      2. in the first person, with relation to the person addressed
      3. in the third person, with relation to the person or thing approached
    See also:

    start

Another word for originate

Verb
  1. To have a beginning

  2. To bring about a beginning

      1. To establish or set up, especially with provision for continuing existence:
      2. To establish the foundation or basis of; base:
      1. To present (someone) by name to another in order to establish an acquaintance.
      2. To present (a performer, for example) to the public for the first time.
      3. To make preliminary remarks about; preface:
      1. To begin a movement, activity, or undertaking:
      2. To move on the initial part of a journey:
      3. To have a beginning; commence: