originate

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/əˈrɪdʒəneɪt/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/əˈrɪdʒəˌneɪt/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(ə rijə nāt′)


Inflections of 'originate' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
originates
v 3rd person singular
originating
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
originated
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
originated
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."
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originate

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
v
  1. originated in [India]
  2. the [fire, explosion] originated in the [kitchen, basement]
  3. the [word, phrase, name] originated as
  4. the [word] originates from [Latin]
  5. who originated the [cliché, concept]?
  6. originates [mainly, primarily, mostly] from
  7. people originating from the [south, north] (of)
  8. her family originated from [India]
  9. almost certainly originated [in, from]
  10. is believed to have originated in [Africa]
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