1. The act or process of bringing or coming into existence; first production. “The origination of the universe.”
What comes from spirit is a spontaneous origination. --Hickok.
2. Mode of production, or bringing into being.
This eruca is propagated by animal parents, to wit, butterflies, after the common origination of all caterpillars. --Ray.
n 1: an event that is a beginning; a first part or stage of
subsequent events [syn: origin, inception]
2: the act of starting something for the first time;
introducing something new; "she looked forward to her
initiation as an adult"; "the foundation of a new
scientific society"; "he regards the fork as a modern
introduction" [syn: initiation, founding, foundation,
institution, creation, innovation, introduction,