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Synonyms for originate

Synonyms for (verb) originate

Synonyms: start, originate, initiate Definition: bring into being Usage: He initiated a new program; Start a foundation

Similar words: make, create Definition: make or cause to be or to become Usage: make a mess in one's office; create a furor

Synonyms: grow, arise, originate, spring up, develop, uprise, rise Definition: come into existence; take on form or shape Usage: A new religious movement originated in that country; a love that sprang up from friendship; the idea for the book grew out of a short story; An interesting phenomenon uprose

Similar words: become Definition: come into existence Usage: What becomes has duration

Synonyms: originate Definition: begin a trip at a certain point, as of a plane, train, bus, etc. Usage: The flight originates in Calcutta

Similar words: begin, start Definition: have a beginning, in a temporal, spatial, or evaluative sense Usage: The DMZ begins right over the hill; The second movement begins after the Allegro; Prices for these homes start at $250,000