origination

Definitions of origination
  1. noun
    the act of starting something for the first time; introducing something new
    synonyms: creation, foundation, founding, initiation, innovation, instauration, institution, introduction
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    types:
    authorship, paternity
    the act of initiating a new idea or theory or writing
    type of:
    beginning, commencement, start
    the act of starting something
  2. noun
    an event that is a beginning; a first part or stage of subsequent events
    synonyms: inception, origin
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    germination
    the origin of some development
    cause
    events that provide the generative force that is the origin of something
    overture, preliminary, prelude, prologue
    something that serves as a preceding event or introduces what follows
    emanation, procession, rise
    (theology) the origination of the Holy Spirit at Pentecost
    antecedent
    a preceding occurrence or cause or event
    aetiology, etiology
    the cause of a disease
    factor
    anything that contributes causally to a result
    producer
    something that produces
    mutagenesis
    an event capable of causing a mutation
    type of:
    beginning
    the event consisting of the start of something
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