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Synonyms of originate

Verb


1. originate, arise, rise, develop, uprise, spring up, grow, become

usage: come into existence; take on form or shape; "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"

2. originate, initiate, start, make, create

usage: bring into being; "He initiated a new program"; "Start a foundation"

3. originate, begin, start

usage: begin a trip at a certain point, as of a plane, train, bus, etc.; "The flight originates in Calcutta"

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