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synonyms for provenance

  • origin
  • derivation
  • home
  • inception
  • source
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antonyms for provenance

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  • conclusion
  • effect
  • end
  • result
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How to use provenance in a sentence

We agonized over what to do with boxes of hand-embroidered napkins and tablecloths, many with notes from our mom pinned to them as to their provenance.
THE PANDEMIC GAVE ME THE TIME TO FINALLY CLEAN OUT MY SHAMEFUL ATTIC. HERE’S WHAT I LEARNED.JURA KONCIUSJANUARY 21, 2021WASHINGTON POST
To be able to get an aircraft with this kind of record, this kind of provenance .
BLUE ANGELS JET GETS A NEW HOME AT SMITHSONIAN’S AIR AND SPACE MUSEUMBY MICHAEL E. RUANENOVEMBER 19, 2020WASHINGTON POST
The Himalayan salts, or halite as the mineral is called, were—if the provenance is authentic—ancient.
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Campaigns often purchase lists of profile names from third parties or create the lists themselves, but the provenance of how a campaign matched a voter to a Facebook profile is excruciatingly hard to track.
THE WEIRDLY SPECIFIC FILTERS CAMPAIGNS ARE USING TO MICRO-TARGET YOUTATE RYAN-MOSLEYOCTOBER 23, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
Starting in the 1990s, however, scientists like me began using cheaper and easier techniques to determine Martian provenance, such as oxygen isotopic compositions, which are like atomic barcodes that are unique for each planet.
METEORITES FROM MARS CONTAIN CLUES ABOUT THE RED PLANET’S GEOLOGYARYA UDRYJUNE 17, 2020SINGULARITY HUB 
There where true grace simply used ease and provenance, affected grace becomes effeminacy.
THE AESTHETICAL ESSAYSFRIEDRICH SCHILLER
As well make a point of recalling the provenance of any little thing that had happened in this his present life.
SOMEHOW GOODWILLIAM DE MORGAN
The legendary matter, too, has but few traces of Jewish provenance, and is clearly not due to Jewish redaction.
THE MYTH OF THE JEWISH MENACE IN WORLD AFFAIRSLUCIEN WOLF
Provenance, prov′e-nans, n. the source from which anything comes or is derived.
CHAMBERS'S TWENTIETH CENTURY DICTIONARY (PART 3 OF 4: N-R)VARIOUS
Anon cometh a white rag thinly from the inner tent—mark her provenance.
THE LIFE AND DEATH OF RICHARD YEA-AND-NAYMAURICE HEWLETT
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WORDS RELATED TO PROVENANCE

  • ancestry
  • basis
  • beginning
  • descent
  • etymology
  • foundation
  • genealogy
  • inception
  • origin
  • provenance
  • provenience
  • spin-off
  • well
  • wellspring
  • whence it came
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