originate-v; 2 Senses

Sense Number 1: come into existence; begin

Commentary: Syntax Is: NP1 ORIGINATE (PP)

All one need know about this article is that it originated with the Weekly World News.
Where did the game of chess originate?
The river originates in Minnesota and eventually joins the Mississippi.
My flight originates in Cleveland.

VerbNet: NP
FrameNet: Origin
PropBank: originate.01
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1, 3
WordNet Verb Particle Constructions, Multiword Expressions:
originate_in 1

Sense Number 2: cause to come into existence; create

Commentary: Syntax Is: NP1[agent] ORIGINATE NP2[patient]

She originated and spearheaded a successful campaign.
MRP Capital announced that it originated a 2m dollar loan for the
acquisition of Crystal River Restaurant.
She originated the part of Callie in the world premiere of Tracey.

VerbNet: NP
FrameNet: Achieving_first
PropBank: originate.01
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 2