Engelsk ordbog



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Engelsk navneord: origin

1. origin (om sted) the place where something begins, where it springs into being


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe Italian beginning of the Renaissance.
Jupiter was the origin of the radiation.
Pittsburgh is the source of the Ohio River.
Communism's Russian root.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)beginning, root, rootage, source


Mindre specifikke termerpoint


Mere specifikke termerbirthplace, cradle, derivation, fountainhead, head, headspring, headwater, home, jumping-off place, place of origin, point of departure, point source, provenance, provenience, spring, trail head, trailhead, wellhead, wellspring

2. origin (om egenskab) properties attributable to your ancestry


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe comes from good origins.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)descent, extraction


Mindre specifikke termerancestry, derivation, filiation, lineage


Mere specifikke termerfull blood

3. origin (om begivenhed) an event that is a beginning; a first part or stage of subsequent events


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)inception, origination


Mindre specifikke termerbeginning


Mere specifikke termercause, emanation, germination, overture, preliminary, prelude, procession, rise

4. origin (om erkendelse) the point of intersection of coordinate axes; where the values of the coordinates are all zero


Mindre specifikke termerintersection

5. origin (om proces) the source of something's existence or from which it derives or is derived


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe rumor had its origin in idle gossip.
Vegetable origins.
Mineral origin.
Origin in sensation.


Mindre specifikke termersource

6. origin (om gruppe) the descendants of one individual


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHis entire lineage has been warriors.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)ancestry, blood, blood line, bloodline, descent, line, line of descent, lineage, parentage, pedigree, stemma, stock


Mindre specifikke termerfamily tree, genealogy


Mere specifikke termerfamily, family line, folk, kinfolk, kinsfolk, phratry, sept, side









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