Originate

Definition of Originate

O`rig´i`nate
v. t.1.To give an origin or beginning to; to cause to be; to bring into existence; to produce as new.
[imp. & p. p. Originated ; p. pr. & vb. n. Originating.]
A decomposition of the whole civil and political mass, for the purpose of originating a new civil order.
- Burke.
v. i.1.To take first existence; to have origin or beginning; to begin to exist or act; as, the scheme originated with the governor and council.

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