- Some common synonyms of origin are inception, root, and source. While all these words mean "the point at which something begins its course or existence," origin applies to the things or persons from which something is ultimately derived and often to the causes operating before the thing itself comes into being.
Synonyms & Antonyms of origin 1 a point or place at which something is invented or provided the origins of human language remain a matter of considerable debate Synonyms for origin cradle, font, fountain, fountainhead, root, seedbed, source, spring, well, wellspring beginning, commencement, dawn, day one, genesis, get-go (also git-go), inception,
synonyms for origin Compare Synonyms ancestor ancestry connection element influence motive provenance root source agent antecedent author base causality causation creator derivation determinant egg embryo fountain generator germ impulse inception inducement inspiration mainspring nucleus occasion parent parentage principle producer progenitor
Synonyms for origin Collins Roget's WordNet noun beginning Synonyms beginning start birth source launch foundation creation dawning early stages emergence outset starting point onset genesis initiation inauguration inception font commencement fountain fount origination fountainhead mainspring Antonyms end death finish conclusion outcome finale
A person's social background or ancestry A group forming part of one's identity or character, ethnically, culturally, or nationally The time that something of quality was produced … more Noun The point or place where something begins, arises, or is derived source beginning birth foundation root start creation dawning genesis launch spring base
Origin synonyms - 1 217 Words and Phrases for Origin source n. # beginning , cause root n. # base , cause beginning n. # start , opening birth n. # beginning genesis n. # beginning descent n. # family , line ancestry n. # family , cause parentage n. # cause , family start n. # beginning , base lineage n. # family , ancestry extraction n.