Definition for O-RIG'IN-ATE

O-RIG'IN-ATE, v.t.

To cause to be; to bring into existence; to produce what is new. The change is to be effected without a decomposition of the whole civil and political mass, for the purpose of originating a new civil order out of thc elements of society. Burke. That matter which can not think, will, or originate motion, should communicate thought, volition and motivity, is plainly impossible. Dwight.

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