Associations to the word «Origin»

Wiktionary

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

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