originate

[uh-rij-uh-neyt]
verb (used without object), originated, originating.
1.
to take its origin or rise; begin; start; arise: The practice originated during the Middle Ages.
2.
(of a train, bus, or other public conveyance) to begin a scheduled run at a specified place: This train originates at Philadelphia.
verb (used with object), originated, originating.
3.
to give origin or rise to; initiate; invent: to originate a better method.

Origin:
1645–55; probably back formation from origination (< F) < Latin orīginātiō etymology; see origin, -ate1, ion

originable [uh-rij-uh-nuh-buhl] , adjective
origination, noun
originator, noun
self-originated, adjective
self-originating, adjective
self-origination, noun


3. See discover.
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originate (əˈrɪdʒɪˌneɪt)
 
vb
1.  to come or bring into being
2.  (US), (Canadian) (intr) (of a bus, train, etc) to begin its journey at a specified point
 
origi'nation
 
n
 
o'riginator
 
n

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originate
1653, probably a back-formation of origination (1647), from M.Fr. origination, from L. originationem (nom. originatio), from originem (see original). In first ref. it meant "to trace the origin of;" meaning "to bring into existence" is from 1657; intrans. sense of "to come
into existence" is from 1775.
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originate o·rig·i·nate (ə-rĭj'ə-nāt')
v. o·rig·i·nat·ed, o·rig·i·nat·ing, o·rig·i·nates

  1. To bring into being; create.

  2. To come into being; start.

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Example sentences
Little wonder that about a half of all home loans now originate through a
  mortgage broker.
UB is often neglected, but some good things originate in that cold wasteland.
They all originate from a single species, the wolf, but modern breeds display a
  wide diversity of traits.
Such shortcomings as the shows may have originate with the artists themselves,
  and not with their sponsors.
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