Usage examples for originate

  1. That the use of the plural for the singular is ungrammatical, it is neither discreet nor available to affirm; yet, surely, it did not originate in any regard to grammar rules. – The Grammar of English Grammars by Goold Brown
  2. There is very little probability that any large band of Indians will be met with on this side of the lake, owing to the superstitions which originate in the volcanic forces here found. – The Discovery of Yellowstone Park by Nathaniel Pitt Langford
  3. We are now in a position to tell definitely where they originate and how they are produced. – The Ocean and its Wonders by R.M. Ballantyne