Example sentences for: origins

How can you use “origins” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Whereas one emphasizes exploration (exploring a parameter space), the other emphasizes the testing of hypotheses (about the origins of robustness).

  • McDavid's further description of the origins of the New York Academy of Sciences [NYAS] conference are a curate's egg of fact: the facts remain as recorded (I trust) in the files of the NYAS, to wit: In the mid 1960s, as a member of the NYAS (and, as far as I know, the only person associated with the conference who was a member before, during, and after it), I approached the Executive Director of the NYAS, Eunice Thomas Miner, suggesting a conference on lexicography in English.

  • When you use boycott, bowdlerize or bloomers , you must remember that these words owe their origins to the persons who lived in the past under the names Charles Cunningham Boycott (1832-97), Thomas Bowdler (1754-1825) and Mrs. Amelia Jenks Bloomer (1818-94) respectively.

  • Explaining Hitler: The Search for the Origins of His Evil

  • Wordplay, Origins, Meanings, and Usage of the English Language


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