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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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Ecumenical work can fruitfully focus on plural accounts of God's presence, both communal and individual, both originative and confirmative.
Provinciality and the face of the other: Levinas on communication ethics, terrorism- Otherwise than originative agency.
The poem's third or mediating moment, its expressive-listening moment, is what stamps the poem as autonomous, as original and as originative, as beginning with itself and transforming the universal impulsion into a distinctive rhythm and the particular texture of the poem into a vision incomparable with all that is other than itself.
This last is especially important--the architectural historians' version of einfuhlen (8)--as it allows them to effectively step into any given building in their mind's eye: to move through its rooms; to re-create an architect's creative process; and to reconstruct his and occasionally her aesthetic intentions--the originative "concept" that gave birth to the design (Burns 79).
Selecting forty-five artists from the US, Britain, and the Caribbean, the curators have used their academic acumen to present a vast swath of diasporic works and concepts, from the originative (Romare Bearden) to the brilliantly blaxploitational (Melvin Van Peebles) to the perennially cool (David Hammons).
Even Gertrude Stein is said to have done Spinoza the honor of bracketing him with herself--and Jesus--as "the only three originative geniuses" produced by the Jews.
God is the source of the creative energy of the human psyche, soul, and body--an originative force that allows the human self or human selves to produce, by way of innovation, products that humans, on first take, would seem unable to produce.
For at the heart of the conflict in the North today is a political theology, the paradigms of which were laid down in Lady Morgan's originative literary stereotyping of a myth of Irishness.
For readers of the Mark Twain Circular the most salient fact about the rich, variegated career of Everett Emerson (1925-2002) is that he gave the originative start to the Mark Twain Circle of America.
This view of human activity as mimetic rather than originative is crucial to Bernhard's art.
Thus, Adams connects the familiar "angel in the house" imagery to its originative context in Coventry Patmore's poem.
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.