Synonyms for originate

Synonyms for (verb) originate

Synonyms: start, originate, initiate

Definition: bring into being

Usage: He initiated a new program; Start a foundation

Similar words: make, create

Definition: make or cause to be or to become

Usage: make a mess in one's office; create a furor


Synonyms: grow, arise, originate, spring up, develop, uprise, rise

Definition: come into existence; take on form or shape

Usage: 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; An interesting phenomenon uprose

Similar words: become

Definition: come into existence

Usage: What becomes has duration


Synonyms: originate

Definition: begin a trip at a certain point, as of a plane, train, bus, etc.

Usage: The flight originates in Calcutta

Similar words: begin, start

Definition: have a beginning, in a temporal, spatial, or evaluative sense

Usage: The DMZ begins right over the hill; The second movement begins after the Allegro; Prices for these homes start at $250,000