Definition of originates

Scrabble & Words with friends points


  • originates is a valid Scrabble US word with a point value of 11
  • originates is a valid Scrabble UK word with a point value of 11
  • originates is a valid Words with friends word with a point value of 13

Definition of originates


  • bring into being (verb)

    Synonyms

    1. initiate
    2. start
  • come into existence; take on form or shape (verb)

    Examples

    1. A new religious movement originated in that country

    Synonyms

    1. arise
    2. develop
    3. grow
    4. rise
    5. spring up
    6. uprise
  • begin a trip at a certain point, as of a plane, train, bus, etc. (verb)

    Examples

    1. The flight originates in Calcutta

See definition of originates in Merriam Webster

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