He is the most public face attached to policies he facilitated but did not originate.
But where do air pollutants in northern China, in particular Beijing, originate?
And aside from that, it was likely unconstitutional because bills that raise revenue must originate in the House.
The two communities, the children's and the adults', originate and develop within the larger community of the tribe.
But there are many more that originate in the realm of humanity.
Three distinct foreign influences may be distinguished: they originate in Egypt, in Assyria, and in the Aegean.
The action, if action there were to be, must originate with him.
In the Gledom, or upper house, originate all bills for the good of the nation at large.
If man by nature is good, it is inexplicable how evil can originate within him.
Supernormal experiences may have helped to originate or support the belief in spirits, that, however, is another question.
1650s, probably a back-formation of origination. In earliest reference it meant "to trace the origin of;" meaning "to bring into existence" is from 1650s; intransitive sense of "to come into existence" is from 1775. Related: Originated; originating.
originate o·rig·i·nate (ə-rĭj'ə-nāt')
v. o·rig·i·nat·ed, o·rig·i·nat·ing, o·rig·i·nates
To bring into being; create.
To come into being; start.