English noun: origin
|1.||origin (location) the place where something begins, where it springs into being|
|Samples||The Italian beginning of the Renaissance.|
Jupiter was the origin of the radiation.
Pittsburgh is the source of the Ohio River.
Communism's Russian root.
|Synonyms||beginning, root, rootage, source|
|Narrower (hyponym)||birthplace, 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 (attribute) properties attributable to your ancestry|
|Samples||He comes from good origins.|
|Broader (hypernym)||ancestry, derivation, filiation, lineage|
|Narrower (hyponym)||full blood|
|3.||origin (event) an event that is a beginning; a first part or stage of subsequent events|
|Narrower (hyponym)||cause, emanation, germination, overture, preliminary, prelude, procession, rise|
|4.||origin (cognition) the point of intersection of coordinate axes; where the values of the coordinates are all zero|
|5.||origin (process) the source of something's existence or from which it derives or is derived|
|Samples||The rumor had its origin in idle gossip.|
Origin in sensation.
|6.||origin (group) the descendants of one individual|
|Samples||His entire lineage has been warriors.|
|Synonyms||ancestry, blood, blood line, bloodline, descent, line, line of descent, lineage, parentage, pedigree, stemma, stock|
|Broader (hypernym)||family tree, genealogy|
|Narrower (hyponym)||family, family line, folk, kinfolk, kinsfolk, phratry, sept, side|