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Meaning & Definition of Origin in English





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"
  • beginning,
  • origin,
  • root,
  • rootage,
  • source

2. Properties attributable to your ancestry

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

3. An event that is a beginning

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

4. The point of intersection of coordinate axes

  • Where the values of the coordinates are all zero
  • 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"
  • origin

6. The descendants of one individual

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

Examples of using

If the nation has respect for its origin, then its language is rich.
Felicja's mother is a Polish of Romanian origin.
Everyone is entitled to all the rights and freedoms set forth in this Declaration, without distinction of any kind, such as race, colour, sex, language, religion, political or other opinion, national or social origin, property, birth or other status.