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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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