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Definition 1: the act of starting something for the first time; introducing something new - [noun denoting act]

Samples where origination or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • she looked forward to her initiation as an adult
  • the foundation of a new scientific society

Synonyms for origination in the sense of this definition

(origination is a kind of ...) the act of starting something

"he was responsible for the beginning of negotiations"

(... is a kind of origination ) the act of initiating a new idea or theory or writing

"the authorship of the theory is disputed"

Definition 2: an event that is a beginning; a first part or stage of subsequent events - [noun denoting event]

Synonyms for origination in the sense of this definition

(origination is a kind of ...) the event consisting of the start of something

"the beginning of the war"

(... is a kind of origination ) the origin of some development

"the germination of their discontent"

(... is a kind of origination ) events that provide the generative force that is the origin of something

"they are trying to determine the cause of the crash"

(... is a kind of origination ) something that serves as a preceding event or introduces what follows

"training is a necessary preliminary to employment" "drinks were the overture to dinner"

(... is a kind of origination ) (theology) the origination of the Holy Spirit at Pentecost

"the emanation of the Holy Spirit" "the rising of the Holy Ghost" "the doctrine of the procession of the Holy Spirit from the Father and the Son"

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