Definition: bring into being
Usage: He initiated a new program; Start a foundation
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
Main entry: originate
Definition: begin a trip at a certain point, as of a plane, train, bus, etc.
Usage: The flight originates in Calcutta