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Meaning & Definition of Origin in English

English

Origin

/ɔrəʤən/

noun

1. The place where something begins, where it springs into being

  • "The italian beginning of the renaissance"
  • "Jupiter was the origin of the radiation"
  • "Pittsburgh is the source of the ohio river"
  • "Communism's russian root"
    synonym:
  • beginning
  • ,
  • origin
  • ,
  • root
  • ,
  • rootage
  • ,
  • source

2. Properties attributable to your ancestry

  • "He comes from good origins"
    synonym:
  • origin
  • ,
  • descent
  • ,
  • extraction

3. An event that is a beginning

  • A first part or stage of subsequent events
    synonym:
  • origin
  • ,
  • origination
  • ,
  • inception

4. The point of intersection of coordinate axes

  • Where the values of the coordinates are all zero
    synonym:
  • origin

5. The source of something's existence or from which it derives or is derived

  • "The rumor had its origin in idle gossip"
  • "Vegetable origins"
  • "Mineral origin"
  • "Origin in sensation"
    synonym:
  • origin

6. The descendants of one individual

  • "His entire lineage has been warriors"
    synonym:
  • lineage
  • ,
  • line
  • ,
  • line of descent
  • ,
  • descent
  • ,
  • bloodline
  • ,
  • blood line
  • ,
  • blood
  • ,
  • pedigree
  • ,
  • ancestry
  • ,
  • origin
  • ,
  • parentage
  • ,
  • stemma
  • ,
  • stock

Examples of using

My name is of Hebraic origin.
Mexicans are the largest group of Hispanic origin in the United States of America.
I have no patience with those who say that sexual excitement is shameful and that venereal stimuli have their origin not in nature, but in sin. Nothing is so far from the truth.