Synonyms of originate in English:


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See Spanish definition of crear


1‘the disease originates from East Africa’

arise, have its origin, derive, begin, start, stem, spring, emerge, develop, grow, rise, flow, emanate, issue

2‘Bill Levy originated the idea’

invent, be the inventor of, create, initiate, devise, think up, dream up, coin, conceive, design, concoct, contrive, formulate, form, evolve, develop, generate, engender, produce, discover, set in motion, set up, put in place, inaugurate, launch, mastermind, pioneer, introduce, establish, institute, bring about, found, give birth to, be the father of, be the mother of
literary beget

terminate, end