Definition of Origin


  • the descendants of one individual
    "his entire lineage has been warriors"
    - line of descent - blood line
  • the source of something's existence or from which it derives or is derived
    "the rumor had its origin in idle gossip"
    "vegetable origins"
    "mineral origin"
    "origin in sensation"
  • the point of intersection of coordinate axes
    where the values of the coordinates are all zero
  • an event that is a beginning
    a first part or stage of subsequent events
  • properties attributable to your ancestry
    "he comes from good origins"
  • the place where something begins, where it springs into being
    "the Italian beginning of the Renaissance"
    "Jupiter was the origin of the radiation"
    "Pittsburgh is the source of the Ohio River"
    "communism's Russian root"
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.

Word games points for the Origin

  • Scrabble® score of the origin (7)
  • Word Chums® score of the origin (9)
  • Words With Friends® score of the origin (9)

Unscramble origin

35 unscramble word found using the letters origin.

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