[uh-rij-uh-neyt] /əˈrɪdʒ əˌneɪt/
verb (used without object), originated, originating.
to take its or rise; begin; start; arise:
The practice originated during the Middle Ages.
(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.
to give or rise to; initiate; invent:
to originate a better method.
to come or bring into being
(intransitive) (US & Canadian) (of a bus, train, etc) to begin its journey at a specified point
1818, agent noun in Latin form from originate.
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
noun 1. (On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection, or the Preservation of Favoured Races in the Struggle for Life) a treatise (1859) by Charles Darwin setting forth his theory of evolution.
[awr-ee-hon, ohr-] /ˈɔr iˌhɒn, ˈoʊr-/ noun 1. a manuscript scroll having columns running across the width, folded in accordion fashion along the separating margins. 2. a book consisting of leaves, printed on one side only, uncut at the fore edge.
/ˈoːriːˌhuː/ noun (pl) orihou 1. a small New Zealand tree, Pseudopanax colensoi, with leaves in five parts
[aw-ril-yuh, oh-ril-] /ɔˈrɪl yə, oʊˈrɪl-/ noun 1. a city in SE Ontario, in S Canada.