Definition and Meanings for origin

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Origin is ranked 2,563 in the ranking of most used words in English

Part of Speech of origin

noun

Etymology of origin

f. origine, l. origo, -iginis, fr. oriri to rise, become visible; akin to gr. 'orny`nai to stir up, rouse, skr. , and perh. to e. run

Meaning of origin


as noun

  • the first existence or beginning of anything; the birth.
  • that from which anything primarily proceeds; the fountain; the spring; the cause; the occasion.
  • the point of attachment or end of a muscle which is fixed during contraction; -- in contradistinction to insertion.
  • No antonyms for origin

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