Another word for origin


origin - the source of something's existence or from which it derives or is derived

Example:- the rumor had its origin in idle gossip

origin - the point of intersection of coordinate axes; where the values of the coordinates are all zero

beginning, origin, root, rootage, source - the place where something begins, where it springs into being

Example:- the Italian beginning of the Renaissance

ancestry, blood, blood line, bloodline, descent, line, line of descent, lineage, origin, parentage, pedigree, stemma, stock - the descendants of one individual

Example:- his entire lineage has been warriors

descent, extraction, origin - properties attributable to your ancestry

Example:- he comes from good origins

inception, origin, origination - an event that is a beginning; a first part or stage of subsequent events

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Source : WordNet