Definition of ORIGIN

  1. (noun)the place where something begins, where it springs into being
  2. (noun)properties attributable to your ancestry
  3. (noun)an event that is a beginning; a first part or stage of subsequent events
  4. (noun)the point of intersection of coordinate axes; where the values of the coordinates are all zero
  5. (noun)the source of something's existence or from which it derives or is derived
  6. (noun)the hereditary derivation of an individual