originated (part of speech: verb)
began (part of speech: verb)
commenced, conceived, originated, embarked, developed, formed, birthed, hatched, inaugurated, sprouted, undertook, inducted, dawned, sprang, initialized, emerged, stemmed, created, initiated, prepared, sprung, started, undertaken, introduced, began, germinated, budded
- But you do as you like with me- you always did, from when first you begun to walk. - "Silas Marner The Weaver of Raveloe", George Eliot.
- Had she begun to think of him at all? - "Historical Romances: Under the Red Robe, Count Hannibal, A Gentleman of France", Stanley J. Weyman.
- If you want to finish what we begun at Smith's start in. - "Six Feet Four", Jackson Gregory.