Definitions of source

  1. 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" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. a facility where something is available Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. a document (or organization) from which information is obtained; "the reporter had two sources for the story" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. 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" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  5. (technology) a process by which energy or a substance enters a system; "a heat source"; "a source of carbon dioxide" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  6. specify the origin of; "The writer carefully sourced her report" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  7. get (a product) from another country or business; "She sourced a supply of carpet"; "They are sourcing from smaller companies" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  8. The act of rising; a rise; an ascent. Newage Dictionary DB
  9. The rising from the ground, or beginning, of a stream of water or the like; a spring; a fountain. Newage Dictionary DB
  10. That from which anything comes forth, regarded as its cause or origin; the person from whom anything originates; first cause. Newage Dictionary DB
  11. That from which anything rises; a spring; first cause. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  12. That from which anything rises or originates: origin: the spring from which a stream flows. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  13. Origin; spring; that which supplies. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  14. The spring or fountain from which a stream of water flows; first cause; original; the first producer. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  15. The spring or fountain from which a stream of water flows; first cause; original; that which gives rise to anything. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

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Usage examples for source

  1. The arrival of my family was a source both of pleasure and pain to me. – Valerie by Frederick Marryat
  2. They are a constant source of trouble and annoyance to their master and to their comrades. – Mentally Defective Children by Alfred Binet Théodore Simon