Results for original

Definitions of original:

part of speech: noun

Origin: first copy: the precise language used by a writer: an untranslated tongue.

part of speech: adverb

Originally.

part of speech: noun

That which precedes all others of its kind; fountain; source; that from which anything is translated, transcribed, or copied.

part of speech: noun

That from which anything is copied; the language in which a translated work was written; an unusual person.

part of speech: adjective

Pertaining to the origin: first in order or existence: not copied: not translated: having the power to originate, as thought.

part of speech: adjective

First in order; preceding all others; primitive; having the power to originate new thoughts or ideas; not copied.

part of speech: adjective

Of or pertaining to the beginning, or first state; as, original sin; not copied; as, an original painting; able to create or invent that which is new; as, an original writer.

Usage examples for original:

  • This idea, of course, was not original "More Tish", Mary Roberts Rinehart
  • And now- pleasedly I regarded the original "The Brother of Daphne", Dornford Yates
  • He has original ways of doing things. "A Red Wallflower", Susan Warner
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