What does 'origin' mean?

"Origin" means:

  • beginning: the place where something begins, where it springs into being; "the Italian beginning of the Renaissance"; "Jupiter was the origin of the radiation"; "Pittsburgh is the source of the Ohio River"; "communism's Russian root"
  • properties attributable to your ancestry; "he comes from good origins"
  • an event that is a beginning; a first part or stage of subsequent events
  • the point of intersection of coordinate axes; where the values of the coordinates are all zero
  • lineage: the descendants of one individual; "his entire lineage has been warriors"
  • The starting point of your design.