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Comparative law notes

This term corresponds to definition 2.

Definitions of originate

to come from or to have started at a particular place, situation, or time etc

The cyber attacks appear to originate from the county of Westland.

to arrange a loan for someone, especially a mortgage (=a loan to buy a house)

Although you may plan to originate loans to third parties in the future, it appears that your current business is originating loans to affiliates.

(formal) to create or start something new; to cause something to happen

Any two of the individuals listed below are authorized to originate memos and other instructions.