Origin in a Sentence  🔊

Definition of Origin

the place or situation from which a person or thing came forth

Examples of Origin in a sentence

My last name is Scottish in origin because both of my parents are of Scottish descent.  🔊

Since Jill’s mother is French and her father is Swiss, her ethnic origin is a mix of both backgrounds.  🔊

You can define the word by tracing its origin back to the Greek language.  🔊

Because the doctor believed the patient’s issues were mostly psychological in origin, he referred her to a psychiatrist.  🔊

Medical researchers are trying to find the origin of the virus so they can contain its transmission.  🔊

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