Definition and Meanings for originals

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Originals is ranked 11,106 in the ranking of most used words in English

Part of Speech of originals

adjective, noun

Etymology of originals

f. original, l. originalis cf. f. original

Meaning of originals


as adjective

  • pertaining to the origin or beginning; preceding all others; first in order; primitive; primary; pristine; as, the original state of man; the original laws of a country; the original inventor of a process.
  • not copied, imitated, or translated; new; fresh; genuine; as, an original thought; an original process; the original text of scripture.
  • having the power to suggest new thoughts or combinations of thought; inventive; as, an original genius.
  • before unused or unknown; new; as, a book full of original matter.

as noun

  • origin; commencement; source.
  • that which precedes all others of its class; archetype; first copy; hence, an original work of art, manuscript, text, and the like, as distinguished from a copy, translation, etc.
  • an original thinker or writer; an originator.
  • a person of marked eccentricity.
  • the natural or wild species from which a domesticated or cultivated variety has been derived; as, the wolf is thought by some to be the original of the dog, the blackthorn the original of the plum.
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