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I - noun
1. the place where something begins, where it springs into being (Freq. 34)
- 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
Syn:
beginning, origin, root, rootage
Derivationally related forms:
root (for: rootage), root (for: root), originate (for: origin)
Hypernyms:
point
Hyponyms:
derivation, spring, fountainhead, headspring, head,
headwater, wellhead, wellspring, jumping-off place, point of departure, birthplace,
cradle, place of origin, provenance, provenience, home, point source,
trail head, trailhead
2. a document (or organization) from which information is obtained (Freq. 12)
- the reporter had two sources for the story
Hypernyms:
document, written document, papers
Hyponyms:
source materials, well, wellspring, fountainhead
3. anything that provides inspiration for later work (Freq. 12)
Syn:
seed, germ
Derivationally related forms:
germinal (for: germ), germinate (for: germ)
Hypernyms:
inspiration
Hyponyms:
taproot, muse
4. a facility where something is available (Freq. 8)
Hypernyms:
facility, installation
Hyponyms:
Golconda, goldmine, gold mine
5. a person who supplies information (Freq. 3)
Syn:
informant
Derivationally related forms:
inform (for: informant)
Hypernyms:
communicator
Hyponyms:
informer, betrayer, rat, squealer, blabber,
leaker, passive source, whistle blower, whistle-blower, whistleblower
6. someone who originates or causes or initiates something (Freq. 1)
- he was the generator of several complaints
Syn:
generator, author
Derivationally related forms:
auctorial (for: author), authorship (for: author), generate (for: generator)
Hypernyms:
maker, shaper
Hyponyms:
coiner
7. (technology) a process by which energy or a substance enters a system
- a heat source
- a source of carbon dioxide
Ant:
sink
Topics:
engineering, engineering science, applied science, technology
Hypernyms:
natural process, natural action, action, activity
Hyponyms:
origin
8. 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
Syn:
reservoir
Hypernyms:
thing
9. 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
Syn:
reference
Derivationally related forms:
reference (for: reference), refer (for: reference)
Hypernyms:
publication

II - verb
1. get (a product) from another country or business
- She sourced a supply of carpet
- They are sourcing from smaller companies
Hypernyms:
obtain
Hyponyms:
outsource
Verb Frames:
- Something ----s
- Somebody ----s something
2. specify the origin of
- The writer carefully sourced her report
Hypernyms:
document
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s something

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