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synonyms for provenience

  • agent
  • ancestor
  • ancestry
  • antecedent
  • author
  • base
  • beginning
  • causality
  • causation
  • connection
  • creator
  • derivation
  • determinant
  • egg
  • element
  • embryo
  • fount
  • fountain
  • fountainhead
  • generator
  • germ
  • impulse
  • inception
  • inducement
  • influence
  • inspiration
  • mainspring
  • mother
  • motive
  • nucleus
  • occasion
  • parent
  • parentage
  • principle
  • producer
  • progenitor
  • provenance
  • root
  • roots
  • rootstock
  • seed
  • source
  • spring
  • stock
  • well
  • wellspring
  • horse's mouth

antonyms for provenience

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  • conclusion
  • discouragement
  • effect
  • end
  • ending
  • finish
  • hindrance
  • result
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How to use provenience in a sentence

Maeterlinck's speculations, despite their medieval provenience, have a practical orientation.
PROPHETS OF DISSENTOTTO HELLER
None of this material has provenience data, nearly all of it having turned up in the process of trenching.
THE CULTURAL HISTORY OF MARLBOROUGH, VIRGINIAC. MALCOLM WATKINS
This also indicates an early provenience for Wheeler points.
HANDBOOK OF ALABAMA ARCHAEOLOGY: PART I POINT TYPESJAMES W. CAMBRON
The methods of Futurism have their provenience in many preceding art movements.
MODERN PAINTING, ITS TENDENCY AND MEANINGWILLARD HUNTINGTON WRIGHT
It was therefore considered adequate, when returning to the field, to designate provenience by excavation unit and level only.
THE TOPANGA CULTURE FINAL REPORT ON EXCAVATIONS, 1948A. E. TREGANZA
The number assigned each specimen referred not only to its catalogue entry but also its provenience.
THE TOPANGA CULTURE FINAL REPORT ON EXCAVATIONS, 1948A. E. TREGANZA
From older (pre-1901) University collections, provenience and collector not recorded.
MOHAVE POTTERYALFRED L. KROEBER
Specimen numbers with the prefix 4- indicate that the precise provenience as to site and grave is known.
CHINCHA PLAIN-WEAVE CLOTHSLILA M. O'NEALE
They were in the Forum, as the provenience of the inscription shows.
A STUDY OF THE TOPOGRAPHY AND MUNICIPAL HISTORY OF PRAENESTERALPH VAN DEMAN MAGOFFIN
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO PROVENIENCE

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