arise, author, be born, bear, become, beget, begin, birth, break ground, break out, break the ice, breed, bring about, bring forth, bring into being, bring to effect, bring to pass, burst forth, call into being, cause, coin, come, come forth, come from, come out, come to be, commence, compose, conceit, conceive, conceptualize, concoct, contrive, cook up, create, crop up, derive, derive from, design, develop, devise, discover, do, dream up, effect, effectuate, emanate, emerge, engender, erupt, establish, evolve, experience imaginatively, fabricate, fancy, fantasize, father, fictionalize, flow, form, formulate, found, frame, generate, gestate, get to be, give being to, give birth to, give occasion to, give origin to, give rise to, grow, hatch, have origin, head, head up, ideate, imagine, improvise, inaugurate, initiate, innovate, institute, introduce, invent, irrupt, issue, issue forth, launch, lead, lead off, lead the way, make, make do with, make up, mastermind, mature, mint, mold, occasion, organize, parent, pioneer, plan, precede, proceed, procreate, produce, realize, result, revolutionize, rise, set afloat, set on foot, set up, shape, sire, spawn, spring, spring from, spring up, stand first, start, stem, stem from, strike out, suppose, take birth, take rise, take the initiative, take the lead, take the plunge, think out, think up, usher in, work
will, list, see fit, think fit, determine, enjoin, settle, volunteer, have a will of one's own, do what one chooses, have it all, one's own way, have one's will, have one's own way, use one's discretion, exercise one's discretion, take upon oneself, take one's own course, take the law into one's own hands, do of one's own accord, do upon one's own authority, originate
begin, start, commence, conceive, open, dawn, set in, take its rise, enter upon, enter, set out, embark in, incept, initiate, launch, inaugurate, inchoate, rise, arise, originate
, usher in, lead off, lead the way, take the lead, take the initiative, head, stand at the head, stand first, stand for, lay the foundations, found, set up, set on foot, agoing, set abroach, set the ball in motion, apply the match to a train, broach, open up, open the door to, get underway, set about, get to work, set to work, set to, make a beginning, make a start, handsel, take the first step, lay the first stone, cut the first turf, break ground, break the ice, break cover, pass the Rubicon, cross the Rubicon, open fire, open the ball, ventilate, air, undertake, come into existence, come into the world, make one's debut, take birth, burst forth, break out, spring up, spring forth, crop up, pop up, appear, materialize, begin at the beginning, begin ab ovo, begin again, begin de novo, start afresh, make a fresh start, take it from the top, shuffle the cards, reshuffle the cards, resume, recommence.
be the cause of, originate
, give origin to, give rise, to, give occasion to, cause, occasion, sow the seeds of, kindle, suscitate, bring on, bring to bring pass, bring about, produce, create, set up, set afloat, set on foot, found, broach, institute, lay the foundation of, lie at the root of, procure, induce, draw down, open the door to, superinduce, evoke, entail, operate, elicit, provoke, conduce to, contribute, have a hand in the pie, have a finger in the pie, determine, decide, turn the scale, have a common origin, derive its origin.
imagine, fancy, conceive, idealize, realize, dream, dream of, dream up, give to airy nothing a local habitation and a name, create, originate
, devise, invent, coin, fabricate, improvise, strike out something new, set one's wits to work, strain one's invention, crack one's invention, rack one's brains, ransack one's brains, cudgel one's brains, excogitate, brainstorm, give play, give the reins, give a loose to the imagination, give fancy, indulge in reverie, visualize, envision, conjure up a vision, fancy oneself, represent oneself, picture, picture-oneself, figure to oneself, vorstellen, float in the mind, suggest itself.