Other Words for Original

Original Adjective Synonyms
prototype, archetype, source, model, pattern, master
The original hangs in the National Gallery.

creative, novel, innovative, unique, imaginative, unusual, inventive, ingenious, firsthand, fresh, underived, unprecedented
The film is based on a highly original story by Daphne du Maurier. The author has some original insights into Hamlet's relationship with Ophelia.

master, actual, primary, authentic, true, genuine, real, basic, prototypic(al), archetypal, source
I have the original document and my lawyer has a copy.

eccentric, nonconformist, individualist, case, card, character, queer fish
True to his reputation as an original, Wilde sauntered down the Strand with a lily in his hand.

Original Noun Synonyms
native, indigenous, autochthonous, aboriginal, primordial, primeval, primitive
At first, we could find only slight traces of the original inhabitants.

initial, first, earliest, primary, beginning, starting, basic
The original report made no mention of any missing jewellery.

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Fresh / Card / Model / Actual / Character / Real / Case / Master / First / Novel

Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM)

Technology / Computers / Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM): Any manufacturer that sells its product to a reseller. Most often refers to the original manufacturer of a device or component, but certain products licensed as OEM, like Windows operating systems, ex MORE

Original Maturity

Business / Finance / Original Maturity: Maturity at issue. For example, a five-year note has an original maturity of five years; one year later it has a maturity of four years. MORE

Original Issue Discount

Business / Taxes / Original Issue Discount: A bond or other debt security that is issued at less than par but can be redeemed for full par value at maturity is an original issue discount security. The appeal, from an investor's perspective, is MORE

Original Sin

Entertainment / Literature / Original Sin: A theological doctrine arguing that all humans at the moment of conception inherit collective responsibility and guilt for the sins of Adam and Eve along with an innate tendency towards evil. The idea MORE

Original Margin

Business / Finance / Original Margin: The margin needed to cover a specific new position. Related: Margin, security deposit (initial). MORE

Original Horizontality

Science / Geology / Original Horizontality: One of the principles of relative dating. Based upon the good assumption that sedimentary rocks are deposited in horizontal or nearly horizontal layers: then if sedimentary layers are found in an incl MORE

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