Meaning of ORIGINAL in English

ORIGINAL

[orig.i.nal] n (14c) 1 archaic: the source or cause from which something arises; specif: originator

2. a: that from which a copy, reproduction, or translation is made b: a work composed firsthand 3 a: a person of fresh initiative or inventive capacity b: a unique or eccentric person

[2]original adj (14c) 1: of, relating to, or constituting an origin or beginning: initial "the ~ part of the house"

2. a: not secondary, derivative, or imitative b: being the first instance or source from which a copy, reproduction, or translation is or can be made

3: independent and creative in thought or action: inventive syn see new

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