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originate from (some place or something)

To come from some place or source of origin. The olives we use to create this oil originate from Greece, so you can be sure that you are getting an authentic flavor. The story actually originated from an idea I had in college about a robot that travels the cosmos absorbing the culture and knowledge of different alien species.
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originate in (some place or something)

To begin in or stem from some place or source of origin. Our family tree originates in Sicily, but we have branches extending to nearly every continent on the planet! It seems like the issue originates in the company's bookkeeping protocols.
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originate with (someone or something)

To begin with someone or something; to have been started or instigated by someone or something. The idea actually originates with my friend Michael, who told me his a dream he had about a robot that travels the cosmos. The trail of dirty money originates with a shell company in the Seychelles.
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originate from something

to come from something or some place. Did you originate from around here? I originated from a different area of the country. Some of our customs originate from old beliefs.
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originate in something

to have had a beginning in something or some place. The river originates in the Andes Mountains. All your troubles originate in your lungs.
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originate with someone or something

to have been started by someone, something, or during a time period or event. Did this policy originate with you? This idea originated with the committee.
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My claims that God's personal presence is experienced by humans, that the great monotheistic religions were grounded in such originative experiences, and that humans continue to experience and be both healed and lured by that presence have no clear solution to the consciousness/cybernetic arrangement issue.
For still another first, Everett was the originative force behind the Early American Literature Section (later Division) of the MLA.
This return to an originative real child, who is itself an ultimate source without a source, also permits several other critical narratives about the relationship I set up between Holiday House and The Mill on the Floss: am I, for instance, suggesting not that George Eliot deliberately used the episode from Holiday House, but that this book is part of the author's knowledge of her own childhood, in that she read the text when young and that it then became part of her memory of her own childhood?
But it also rules out any personal spirit, soul, or inner agent that possesses a special originative capacity not found elsewhere in nature.
Parmenides did not think that the world's primary originative substance was a discernible element such as water, air, or fire.
Where the book enters more novel terrain is in its reworking of sustainable development based on originative (i.
44) This originative source is a well from which very different kinds of poems can be drawn up.
Comments the Midrash: "Lot removed himself from the Originative Force of the world.
It is therefore particularly disappointing that she has limited herself, "primarily for reasons of space," to "the 80-year period 1560-1640," especially since the relative paucity of writings by women before 1560 (though these are very important as originative materials) would not have necessitated much more space than the current summary of contexts in her first chapter.
Now let us turn to consideration of the continuum which ranges from the goal-directed to the originative pattern.
Such differences can often be accounted for by noting their originative experiences and differing histories' (p.
He rejects Nozick's view that moral responsibility requires incompatibilistic originative value, because persons in Frankfurt examples lack originative value, and they "are surely morally responsible for what they do" (p.
On behalf of this interpretation it may be said that immortality must in any case be attributed to Venus, who is a goddess in mythology and, when deprived of epic garb, must signify the attractive and originative properties of nature.
First, consciousness defined as internal experience is more primitive and more originative than standard modern conceptions of consciousness would have it, rooted as they are in Cartesian or Kantian epistemologies of the subject.
It exists when things become more than just things, but traces and symbols of the presence of an originative power.