What is Originate?
Originate definition and meaning on Dictionary terms:
verb (used without object), oA.rigA.iA.natA.ed, oA.rigA.iA.natA.ing.
to take its origin or rise; begin; start; arise: The practice originated during the Middle Ages.
(of a train, bus, or other public conveyance) to begin a scheduled run at a specified place: This train originates at Philadelphia.
verb (used with object), oA.rigA.iA.natA.ed, oA.rigA.iA.natA.ing.
to give origin or rise to; initiate; invent: to originate a better method.