Definition of SOURCE

noun : SOURCE

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) 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" ;

  • 2. (

    ) a document (or organization) from which information is obtained; "the reporter had two sources for the story" ;

  • 4. (

    ) a facility where something is available ;

  • 7. (

    ) (technology) a process by which energy or a substance enters a system; "a heat source"; "a source of carbon dioxide" ;

  • 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" ;

  • 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" ;

verb : SOURCE

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) get (a product) from another country or business; "She sourced a supply of carpet"; "They are sourcing from smaller companies" ;

  • 2. (

    ) specify the origin of; "The writer carefully sourced her report" ;

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