Noun Definition


1.Definition: an event that is a beginning; a first part or stage of subsequent events

Related Noun(s):inception, origination

Category: General

2.Definition: properties attributable to your ancestry

"He comes from good origins"

Related Noun(s):descent, extraction

Category: General

3.Definition: the descendants of one individual

Related Noun(s):ancestry, blood, bloodline, descent, line, lineage, parentage, pedigree, stemma, stock

Category: General

4.Definition: the place where something begins, where it springs into being

"The Italian beginning of the Renaissance", "Jupiter was the origin of the radiation", "Pittsburgh is the source of the Ohio River", "Communism's Russian root"

Related Noun(s):root, rootage, source

Category: Places

5.Definition: the point of intersection of coordinate axes; where the values of the coordinates are all zero

Category: General

6.Definition: the source of something's existence or from which it derives or is derived

"The rumor had its origin in idle gossip", "Vegetable origins", "Mineral origin", "Origin in sensation"

Category: General