Synonyms of origin in English:

origin


See definition of origin

noun

1‘the origins of life and the physical universe’

SYNONYMS

beginning, start, origination, genesis, birth, dawning, dawn, emergence, inception, launch, creation, birthplace, cradle, early stages, conception, inauguration, foundation, outset

source, basis, base, cause, root, roots, spring, mainspring, well head, fountainhead, fountain, fount, head, seat, seed, germ

fons et origo

formal commencement

literary wellspring

rare radix

ANTONYMS

end, conclusion, termination

2‘the Latin origin of the word’

SYNONYMS

source, derivation, root, roots, provenance, etymology

North American provenience

3‘his Scottish origins’

SYNONYMS

descent, ancestry, parentage, pedigree, lineage, line, line of descent, heritage, birth, extraction, background, family, stock, blood, bloodline, genealogy, beginnings

rare filiation, stirps