What is originate?


-verb (used without object)

1. to take its origin or rise; begin; start; arise: The practice originated during the Middle Ages. 2. (of a train, bus, or other public conveyance) to begin a scheduled run at a specified place: This train originates at Philadelphia. -verb (used with object) 3. to give origin or rise to; initiate; invent: to originate a better method.


Simply put it means "come from" - If you originate from Peru - you come form Peru.