Definition of origin:
job, ascendant, argumentation, showtime, etymology, antecedent, parenthood, outbreak, starting time, parent, fount, bank line, foundation, rakehell, telephone circuit, channel, origination, caudex, parentage, reference, dividing line, source, profligate, solution, transmission line, entrance, informant, line of reasoning, subscriber line, crinkle, breed, stock, linage, starting, arising, gillyflower, logical argument, course, roue, broth, demarcation, ingress, filiation, outcome, issue, blood line, birthplace, root system, downslope, line, note, fountain, first, farm animal, shoot, twig, rail line, livestock, bloodline, radical, reservoir, nascence, rip, outset, business, tune, forge, author, neckcloth, etymon, credit line, simple eye, root word, close, invention, fall, door, inventory, get-go, product line, telephone line, beginning, communication channel, kickoff, melodic phrase, rootstock, railway line, seed, personal credit line, blood, descent, pipeline, occupation, inlet, innovation, lineage, declension, etymon, base, stock certificate, theme, mother, melodic line, line of descent, extraction, gunstock, assembly line, instauration, well, contrast, declivity, line of products, tooth root, onset, line of merchandise, rise, wrinkle, provenance, furrow, line of work, ascendent, root, offset, short letter, line of credit, decline, personal line of credit, sapling, result, rake, kin, strain, store, precede, production line, air, line of business, opening, fountainhead, cable, entry, germ, founding, phone line, argument, stemma, rootage, portal, initiation, ancestor, genealogy, seam, billet, declination, crease, generator, melody, inception, family, end, business line, fund, ancestry, pedigree, institution, ocellus, agate line, provenience, womb, ascent.
- beginning (part of speech: noun)
- cause (part of speech: verb)
Lydia, not being curious as to the exact degree of Alice's interest, merely nodded, and continued, He may, as you suppose, be a man of humble origin who has seen something of society; or he may be a gentleman unaccustomed to society.
- "The Book of Business Etiquette", Nella Henney.
- "Atheism Among the People", Alphonse de Lamartine.