originate with


: to be first thought of, created, or produced by
That idea did not originate with him.

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Unlike many other regional gardens, this one didn’t originate with a land donation from a wealthy patron. Washington Post, 10 Mar. 2022 Our long-simmering political and cultural rot do not originate with Donald Trump. WSJ, 22 Oct. 2020 Building morale is critical, and integrity, honesty, and trust originate with the actions of the leader. Melanie Fine, Forbes, 1 July 2022 A lot of them originate with totally unverified, and unverifiable, posts on microblogging sites like Weibo. Sascha Segan, PCMAG, 14 Mar. 2022 The idea of nukes as an insurance policy does not originate with Iran, but rather goes back over more than a decade to ultimately failed U.S.-North Korea diplomacy. Howard Lafranchi, The Christian Science Monitor, 23 Dec. 2021 Typically, 20% to 25% of OSHA inspections originate with a complaint. The Associated. Press, Arkansas Online, 10 Nov. 2021 The requests didn't originate with either Harris or Emhoff, but rather, from the Navy. Tim Perry, CBS News, 1 Apr. 2021 The remarketing/retargeting trend certainly did not originate with Facebook. Bernard May, Forbes, 4 Nov. 2021 See More

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“Originate with.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/originate%20with. Accessed 4 Jun. 2023.

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