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source

source as in get (a product) from another country or business
  • "She sourced a supply of carpet"
  • "They are sourcing from smaller companies"
source as in specify the origin of
  • "The writer carefully sourced her report"
source as in the place where something begins, where it springs into being
  • "the Italian beginning of the Renaissance"
  • "Jupiter was the origin of the radiation"
  • "Pittsburgh is the source of the Ohio River"
  • "communism's Russian root"

Synonyms

  • beginningserving to begin; the event consisting of the start of something; the time at which something is supposed to begin; the first part or section of something; the place where something begins, where it springs into being; the act of starting something
  • originthe place where something begins, where it springs into being; properties attributable to your ancestry; an event that is a beginning; the point of intersection of coordinate axes; the source of something's existence or from which it derives or is derived; the descendants of one individual
  • roottake root and begin to grow; come into existence, originate; cheer for; plant by the roots ; dig with the snout; become settled or established and stable in one's residence or life style; cause to take roots ; (botany) the usually underground organ that lacks buds or leaves or nodes; the place where something begins, where it springs into being; (linguistics) the form of a word after all affixes are removed; a number that, when multiplied by itself some number of times, equals a given number ; the set of values that give a true statement when substituted into an equation ; someone from whom you are descended (but usually more remote than a grandparent) ; a simple form inferred as the common basis from which related words in several languages can be derived by linguistic processes ; the embedded part of a bodily structure such as a tooth, nail, or hair
  • rootagefixedness by or as if by roots; a developed system of roots ; the place where something begins, where it springs into being
source as in a document (or organization) from which information is obtained
  • "the reporter had two sources for the story"
source as in anything that provides inspiration for later work

    Synonyms

    • seeda small hard fruit ; a mature fertilized plant ovule consisting of an embryo and its food source and having a protective coat or testa ; one of the outstanding players in a tournament ; anything that provides inspiration for later work ; the thick white fluid containing spermatozoa that is ejaculated by the male genital tract ; go to seed; help (an enterprise) in its early stages of development by providing seed money ; bear seeds ; place (seeds) in or on the ground for future growth; distribute (players or teams) so that outstanding teams or players will not meet in the early rounds ; sprinkle with silver iodide particles to disperse and cause rain; inoculate with microorganisms ; remove the seeds from
    • germanything that provides inspiration for later work ; a small apparently simple structure (as a fertilized egg) from which new tissue can develop into a complete organism ; a minute life form (especially a disease-causing bacterium)
    source as in a facility where something is available
      source as in a person who supplies information

        Synonyms

        • informanta person who supplies information ; someone who sees an event and reports what happened
        source as in someone who originates or causes or initiates something
        • "he was the generator of several complaints"

        Synonyms

        • generatoran apparatus that produces a vapor or gas ; engine that converts mechanical energy into electrical energy by electromagnetic induction ; someone who originates or causes or initiates something; an electronic device for producing a signal voltage
        • authorbe the author of; writes (books or stories or articles or the like) professionally (for pay) ; someone who originates or causes or initiates something
        source as in (technology) a process by which energy or a substance enters a system
        • "a heat source"
        • "a source of carbon dioxide"
        source as in anything (a person or animal or plant or substance) in which an infectious agent normally lives and multiplies
        • "an infectious agent depends on a reservoir for its survival"

        Synonyms

        • reservoira large or extra supply of something; lake used to store water for community use ; tank used for collecting and storing a liquid (as water or oil) ; anything (a person or animal or plant or substance) in which an infectious agent normally lives and multiplies
        source as in a publication (or a passage from a publication) that is referred to
        • "he carried an armful of references back to his desk"
        • "he spent hours looking for the source of that quotation"

        Synonyms

        • referencerefer to; a remark that calls attention to something or someone; a short note recognizing a source of information or of a quoted passage; an indicator that orients you generally; a book to which you can refer for authoritative facts; a formal recommendation by a former employer to a potential future employer describing the person's qualifications and dependability; the most direct or specific meaning of a word or expression; the act of referring or consulting; a publication (or a passage from a publication) that is referred to; (computer science) the code that identifies where a piece of information is stored ; the relation between a word or phrase and the object or idea it refers to