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origin

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  • nouncause, basis
  • nounbeginning, inception
  • nounfamily, heritage
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Synonyms for origin

noun cause, basis
  • 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
  • provenience
  • roots
  • seed
  • spring
  • stock
  • well
  • wellspring
  • horse's mouth

Antonyms for origin

  • conclusion
  • effect
  • end
  • ending
  • result
  • close
  • completion
  • consequence
  • death
  • destiny
  • finale
  • goal
  • outcome
  • outgrowth
  • termination
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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ancestry

noun. family predecessors; family history
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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