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Meaning & Definition of Original in English





1. An original creation (i.e., an audio recording) from which copies can be made

  • master
  • ,
  • master copy
  • ,
  • original

2. Something that serves as a model or a basis for making copies

  • "This painting is a copy of the original"
  • original
  • ,
  • archetype
  • ,
  • pilot


1. Preceding all others in time or being as first made or performed

  • "The original inhabitants of the americas"
  • "The book still has its original binding"
  • "Restored the house to its original condition"
  • "The original performance of the opera"
  • "The original cast"
  • "Retracted his original statement"
  • original

2. (of e.g. information) not secondhand or by way of something intermediary

  • "His work is based on only original, not secondary, sources"
  • original

3. Being or productive of something fresh and unusual

  • Or being as first made or thought of
  • "A truly original approach"
  • "With original music"
  • "An original mind"
  • original

4. Not derived or copied or translated from something else

  • "The play is original
  • Not an adaptation"
  • "He kept the original copy and gave her only a xerox"
  • "The translation misses much of the subtlety of the original french"
  • original

Examples of using

The more powerful and original a mind, the more it will incline towards the religion of solitude.
To make a good translation of an artistic text, you have to try to think about and feel what motivated the author of the original text.
This sentence is not a translation. It's the original.