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originating, present participle; originated, past tense; originated, past participle; originates, 3rd person singular present;
  1. Have a specified beginning
    • - the word originated as a marketing term
  2. Create or initiate (something)
    • - he is responsible for originating this particular cliché

  1. come into existence; take on form or shape; "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"
  2. bring into being; "He initiated a new program"; "Start a foundation"
  3. begin a trip at a certain point, as of a plane, train, bus, etc.; "The flight originates in Calcutta"
  4. To give an origin or beginning to; to cause to be; to bring into existence; to produce as new; to be the first actor to play (a role); To take first existence; to have origin or beginning; to begin to exist or act
  5. (Originated) The first Gestalt publication was Wertheimer's 1913 study of the phi-phenomenon (see above).
  6. (originating) means qualifying under the rules of origin set out in Chapter Four (Rules of Origin and Origin Procedures);
  7. A lender is said to originate or make a loan when the loan is disbursed to or on behalf of the borrower.
  8. Packets can be transmitted by a router for one of two reasons: 1) the packet was received and is being forwarded or 2) the router itself created the packet for transmission (such as route advertisements). Packets that the router creates for transmission are said to originate at the router.
  9. Said of an attachment. The origin of an attachment is the widget from which the attachment was made.
  10. To produce and transmit a program or other material. In broadcasting, the origination point is called the feed point.
  11. v. formalizar (un préstamo)