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Originate

originate vb

-nat·ed
-nat·ing
vt
: to give rise to
;specif
: to issue (a mortgage loan) usually for subsequent sale in a pool of mortgage loans to a secondary market compare service
vi
: to take or have origin
orig·i·na·tion [ə-ri-jə-nā-shən]
n

orig·i·na·tor [ə-ri-jə-nā-tər]
n



Source: Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law ©1996. Merriam-Webster, Incorporated. Published under license with Merriam-Webster, Incorporated.