Meaning of originate

Definition of originate

(verb) come into existence; take on form or shape; "A new religious movement originated in that country"; "a love that sprang up from friendship"; "the idea for the book grew out of a short story"; "An interesting phenomenon uprose"
bring into being; "He initiated a new program"; "Start a foundation"
(adj) of or relating to the Jewish Hasidim or its members or their beliefs and practices

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