Definition of Original


  • something that serves as a model or a basis for making copies
    "this painting is a copy of the original"
  • an original creation (i.e., an audio recording) from which copies can be made
    - master copy


  • not derived or copied or translated from something else
    "the play is original
    not an adaptation"
    "he kept the original copy and gave her only a xerox"
    "the translation misses much of the subtlety of the original French"
  • being or productive of something fresh and unusual
    or being as first made or thought of
    "a truly original approach"
    "with original music"
    "an original mind"
  • (of e.g. information) not secondhand or by way of something intermediary
    "his work is based on only original, not secondary, sources"
  • preceding all others in time or being as first made or performed
    "the original inhabitants of the Americas"
    "the book still has its original binding"
    "restored the house to its original condition"
    "the original performance of the opera"
    "the original cast"
    "retracted his original statement"
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.

Word games points for the Original

  • Scrabble® score of the original (9)
  • Word Chums® score of the original (12)
  • Words With Friends® score of the original (12)

Unscramble original

177 unscramble word found using the letters original.

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