Associations to the word «Origin»


ORIGIN, noun. The beginning of something.
ORIGIN, noun. The source of a river, information, goods, etc.
ORIGIN, noun. (mathematics) The point at which the axes of a coordinate system intersect.
ORIGIN, noun. (anatomy) The proximal end of attachment of a muscle to a bone that will not be moved by the action of that muscle.
ORIGIN, noun. (cartography) An arbitrary point on the earth's surface, chosen as the zero for a system of coordinates.
ORIGIN, noun. (in the plural) Ancestry.

Dictionary definition

ORIGIN, noun. 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".
ORIGIN, noun. Properties attributable to your ancestry; "he comes from good origins".
ORIGIN, noun. An event that is a beginning; a first part or stage of subsequent events.
ORIGIN, noun. The point of intersection of coordinate axes; where the values of the coordinates are all zero.
ORIGIN, noun. 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, noun. The descendants of one individual; "his entire lineage has been warriors".

Wise words

Occasionally in life there are those moments of unutterable fulfillment which cannot be completely explained by those symbols called words. Their meanings can only be articulated by the inaudible language of the heart.
Martin Luther King Jr.