HyperDic: original

English > 6 senses of the word original:
ADJECTIVEalloriginalpreceding all others in time or being as first made or performed
alloriginal(of e.g. information) not secondhand or by way of something intermediary
alloriginalbeing or productive of something fresh and unusual
alloriginalnot derived or copied or translated from something else
NOUNartifactoriginal, master, master copyan original creation (i.e., an audio recording) from which copies can be made
cognitionoriginal, archetype, pilotsomething that serves as a model or a basis for making copies
original > pronunciation
Soundserih'jhahnahl
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
English > original: 6 senses > adjective 1
Meaningpreceding all others in time or being as first made or performed.
Examples
  • "the original inhabitants of the Americas"
  • "the book still has its original binding"
  • "restored the house to its original condition"
  • "the original performance of the opera"
  • "the original cast"
  • "retracted his original statement"
Broaderfirstpreceding all others in time or space or degree
Spanishoriginal
Catalanoriginal
English > original: 6 senses > adjective 2
Meaning(of e.g. information) not secondhand or by way of something intermediary.
Example"his work is based on only original, not secondary, sources"
BroaderprimaryOf first rank or importance or value
Spanishdirecto, original
Catalandirecte, original
English > original: 6 senses > adjective 3
MeaningBeing or productive of something fresh and unusual; or being as first made or thought of.
Examples
  • "a truly original approach"
  • "with original music"
  • "an original mind"
Attribute oforiginalityThe quality of being new and original (not derived from something else)
Narroweravant-garde, daringradically new or original
freehand, freehandedDone by hand without mechanical aids or devices
fresh, new, novelOriginal and of a kind not seen before
germinal, originative, seminalContaining seeds of later development
innovative, innovational, groundbreakingBeing or producing something like nothing done or experienced or created before
underivativenot derivative or imitative
See alsocreative, originativeHaving the ability or power to create
firstpreceding all others in time or space or degree
primaryOf first rank or importance or value
unconventionalnot conforming to accepted rules or standards
Oppositeunoriginalnot original
Spanishoriginal
Catalanoriginal
Nounsoriginalan original creation (i.e., an audio recording) from which copies can be made
originalitythe quality of being new and original (not derived from something else)
Adverbsoriginallyin an original manner
English > original: 6 senses > adjective 4
Meaningnot derived or copied or translated from something else.
Examples
  • "the play is original
  • "he kept the original copy and gave her only a xerox"
  • "the translation misses much of the subtlety of the original French"
Broaderunderivednot derived
Spanishoriginal
Nounsoriginalan original creation (i.e., an audio recording) from which copies can be made
originalsomething that serves as a model or a basis for making copies
English > original: 6 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningAn original creation (i.e., an audio recording) from which copies can be made.
Synonymsmaster, master copy
BroadercreationAn artifact that has been brought into existence by someone
Spanishmaestro, master, matriz, original
Catalanmatriu, original
Adjectivesoriginalbeing or productive of something fresh and unusual
originalnot derived or copied or translated from something else
English > original: 6 senses > noun 2, cognition
MeaningSomething that serves as a model or a basis for making copies.
Example"this painting is a copy of the original"
Synonymsarchetype, pilot
Broadermodel, exampleA representative form or pattern
Spanisharquetipo, original
Catalanarquetip, arquetipus, original
Adjectivesoriginalnot derived or copied or translated from something else

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