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Synonyms for (noun) origin

Synonyms: extraction, origin, descent Definition: properties attributable to your ancestry Usage: he comes from good origins

Similar words: filiation, lineage, derivation, ancestry Definition: inherited properties shared with others of your bloodline

Synonyms: origin Definition: the point of intersection of coordinate axes; where the values of the coordinates are all zero

Similar words: intersection Definition: a point or set of points common to two or more geometric configurations

Synonyms: origin, origination, inception Definition: an event that is a beginning; a first part or stage of subsequent events

Similar words: beginning Definition: the event consisting of the start of something Usage: the beginning of the war

Synonyms: pedigree, parentage, origin, blood, blood line, bloodline, ancestry, line, line of descent, lineage, descent, stemma, stock Definition: the descendants of one individual Usage: his entire lineage has been warriors

Similar words: family tree, genealogy Definition: successive generations of kin

Synonyms: root, rootage, source, beginning, origin Definition: the place where something begins, where it springs into being Usage: the Italian beginning of the Renaissance; Jupiter was the origin of the radiation; Pittsburgh is the source of the Ohio River; communism's Russian root

Similar words: point Definition: the precise location of something; a spatially limited location Usage: she walked to a point where she could survey the whole street

Synonyms: origin Definition: the source of something's existence or from which it derives or is derived Usage: the rumor had its origin in idle gossip; vegetable origins; mineral origin; origin in sensation

Similar words: source Definition: (technology) a process by which energy or a substance enters a system Usage: a heat source; a source of carbon dioxide