Textual thesaurus for "origin"

(noun) extraction, descent

properties attributable to your ancestry

he comes from good origins

(noun) origination, inception

an event that is a beginning; a first part or stage of subsequent events

(noun) pedigree, parentage, blood, blood line, bloodline, ancestry, line, line of descent, lineage, descent, stemma, stock

the descendants of one individual

his entire lineage has been warriors

(noun) root, rootage, source, beginning

the place where something begins, where it springs into being

the Italian beginning of the Renaissance; Jupiter was the origin of the radiation; Pittsburgh is the source of the Ohio River; communism's Russian root