Synonyms of origin in English:

origin


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See Spanish definition of origen

noun

1‘the origins of life and the physical universe’

SYNONYMS
beginning, start, origination, genesis, birth, dawning, dawn, emergence, inception, launch, creation, birthplace, cradle, early stages, conception, inauguration, foundation, outset
source, basis, base, cause, root, roots, spring, mainspring, well head, fountainhead, fountain, fount, head, seat, seed, germ
fons et origo
formal commencement
literary wellspring
rare radix
ANTONYMS

end, conclusion, termination

2‘the Latin origin of the word’

SYNONYMS
source, derivation, root, roots, provenance, etymology
North American provenience

3‘his Scottish origins’

SYNONYMS
descent, ancestry, parentage, pedigree, lineage, line, line of descent, heritage, birth, extraction, background, family, stock, blood, bloodline, genealogy, beginnings
rare filiation, stirps