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originate (v.)

1650s, "to trace the origin of;" also "to bring into existence, give rise or origin to," probably a back-formation from origination. Intransitive sense of "to arise, come into existence" is from 1775. Related: Originated; originating.

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Definitions of originate from WordNet

originate (v.)
come into existence; take on form or shape;
A new religious movement originated in that country
Synonyms: arise / rise / develop / uprise / spring up / grow
originate (v.)
bring into being;
Synonyms: initiate / start
originate (v.)
begin a trip at a certain point, as of a plane, train, bus, etc.;
The flight originates in Calcutta
From wordnet.princeton.edu