originate


originate
orig·i·nate /ə-'ri-jə-ˌnāt/ vb -nat·ed, -nat·ing
vt: to give rise to; specif: to issue (a mortgage loan) usu. for subsequent sale in a pool of mortgage loans to a secondary market compare service
vi: to take or have origin
orig·i·na·tion /ə-ˌri-jə-'nā-shən/ n
orig·i·na·tor /ə-'ri-jə-ˌnā-tər/ n

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

originate
I verb activate, arouse, author, awaken, beget, begin, break ground, breed, bring about, bring into existence, bring on, bring to pass, cause, coin, commence, compose, conceive, concoct, contrive, create, devise, draft, effect, elicit, engender, engineer, establish, evoke, fabricate, father, forge, form, formulate, found, frame, generate, get going, get up, give birth to, give impulse to, give origin to, give rise to, handsel, improvise, inaugurate, induce, initiate, inspire, institute, introduce, invent, kindle, launch, lay the foundation for, lead, make, make up, manufacture, motivate, mount, open, pioneer, plan, precipitate, prepare, produce, promote, prompt, propagate, provoke, raise, set afloat, set going, set in motion, set up, sire, start, stimulate, take the first step, take the initiative, take the lead, think up, trigger, undertake, usher in II index accrue (arise), build (construct), cause, commence, compose, conceive (invent), conjure, constitute (establish), create, embark, engender, establish (launch), forge (produce), frame (construct), frame (formulate), generate, induce, initiate, inspire, invent (produce for the first time), launch (initiate), legislate, maintain (commence), make, manufacture, produce (manufacture), propagate (increase), provoke, result, stem (originate), unveil

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006

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  • originate — o‧rig‧i‧nate [əˈrɪdʒneɪt] verb 1. [transitive] FINANCE to arrange and supply a loan, especially a mortgage (= loan for buying a house): • Commercial banks originated 42% of all mortgages last year compared with 32% the previous year. • The bank… …   Financial and business terms

  • originate — [v1] begin; spring arise, be born, birth, come, come from, come into existence, commence, dawn, derive, emanate, emerge, flow, hail from, issue, proceed, result, rise, start, stem; concepts 105,221 Ant. end, finish, terminate originate [v2]… …   New thesaurus

  • Originate — O*rig i*nate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Originated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Originating}.] [From {Origin}.] To give an origin or beginning to; to cause to be; to bring into existence; to produce as new. [1913 Webster] A decomposition of the whole civil and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Originate — O*rig i*nate, v. i. To take first existence; to have origin or beginning; to begin to exist or act; as, the scheme originated with the governor and council. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • originate in — index emanate Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • originate — (v.) 1650s, probably a back formation of origination (1640s), from M.Fr. origination, from L. originationem (nom. originatio), from originem (see ORIGINAL (Cf. original)). In earliest reference it meant to trace the origin of; meaning to bring… …   Etymology dictionary

  • originate — rise, derive, arise, *spring, flow, issue, emanate, proceed, stem Analogous words: *begin, commence, start …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • originate — ► VERB 1) have a specified beginning. 2) create or initiate. DERIVATIVES origination noun originator noun …   English terms dictionary

  • originate — [ə rij′i nāt΄] vt. originated, originating [< ML originatus, pp. of originari, to begin < L origo: see ORIGIN] to bring into being; esp., to create (something original); invent vi. to come into being; begin; start SYN. RISE origination n.… …   English World dictionary

  • originate */*/ — UK [əˈrɪdʒəneɪt] / US [əˈrɪdʒəˌneɪt] verb Word forms originate : present tense I/you/we/they originate he/she/it originates present participle originating past tense originated past participle originated 1) [intransitive] to begin to exist or… …   English dictionary


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