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  3  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Originate  \O*rig"i*nate\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Originated};  p. 
  pr  &  vb  n.  {Originating}.]  [From  {Origin}.] 
  To  give  an  origin  or  beginning  to  to  cause  to  be  to  bring 
  into  existence;  to  produce  as  new 
  A  decomposition  of  the  whole  civill  and  political  mass, 
  for  the  purpose  of  originating  a  new  civil  order 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Originate  \O*rig"i*nate\,  v.  i. 
  To  take  first  existence;  to  have  origin  or  beginning;  to 
  begin  to  exist  or  act  as  the  scheme  originated  with  the 
  governor  and  council. 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  v  1:  come  into  existence  or  develop:  "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"  [syn:  {arise},  {rise},  {develop},  {spring  up},  {grow}] 
  2:  bring  into  being  "He  initiated  a  new  program";  "Start  a 
  foundation"  [syn:  {initiate},  {start}] 
  3:  begin  a  trip  at  a  certain  point,  as  of  a  plane,  train,  bus, 
  etc.;  "The  flight  originates  in  Calcutta" 

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