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.
Inflammations of the body come from burnings and inflamings, and all of them originate in bile.
Three distinct foreign influences may be distinguished: they originate in Egypt, in Assyria, and in the Aegean.
One often detects an article which genius alone could originate and produce.
In the Gledom, or upper house, originate all bills for the good of the nation at large.
They bear not the impress of the age in which they originate, and will not wear out with it.
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.