Associations to the word «Original»


ORIGINAL, adjective. (not comparable) Relating to the origin or beginning; preceding all others.
ORIGINAL, adjective. (not comparable) First in a series or copies/versions.
ORIGINAL, adjective. (not comparable) Newly created.
ORIGINAL, adjective. (comparable) Fresh, different.
ORIGINAL, adjective. (not comparable) Pioneering.
ORIGINAL, adjective. (not comparable) Having as its origin.
ORIGINAL, noun. An object or other creation (e.g. narrative work) from which all later copies and variations are derived
ORIGINAL, noun. A person with a unique and interesting personality and/or creative talent
ORIGINAL, noun. (archaic) An eccentric
ORIGINAL AS SIN, adjective. (simile) Very original.
ORIGINAL ASPECT RATIO, noun. (cinematography) The aspect ratio of the rectangular shape that the director intended his or her motion picture to be viewed in, as opposed to modified aspect ratio.
ORIGINAL CHARACTER, noun. (fandom slang) A fictional character in a fanwork who is the creation of the fanwork's author/artist rather than a part of the official canon.
ORIGINAL CHARACTER, noun. Used other than as an idiom: see original,‎ character.
ORIGINAL CHARACTERS, noun. Plural of original character
ORIGINAL SIN, noun. (Christianity) The state of sin, present in each human at birth, that is a direct result of Adam's disobedience to God.
ORIGINAL SIX, noun. (ice hockey) The six oldest National Hockey League franchises still in existence (Blackhawks, Bruins, Canadiens, Maple Leafs, Rangers and Red Wings)

Dictionary definition

ORIGINAL, noun. An original creation (i.e., an audio recording) from which copies can be made.
ORIGINAL, noun. Something that serves as a model or a basis for making copies; "this painting is a copy of the original".
ORIGINAL, adjective. 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, adjective. (of e.g. information) not secondhand or by way of something intermediary; "his work is based on only original, not secondary, sources".
ORIGINAL, adjective. 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, adjective. 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".

Wise words

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Ancient Proverb