Definitions of source:
  • noun:   a facility where something is available
  • noun:   anything that provides inspiration for later work
  • noun:   a document (or organization) from which information is obtained
    Example: "The reporter had two sources for the story"
  • noun:   (technology) a process by which energy or a substance enters a system
    Example: "A heat source"
  • noun:   a publication (or a passage from a publication) that is referred to
    Example: "He spent hours looking for the source of that quotation"
  • noun:   anything (a person or animal or plant or substance) in which an infectious agent normally lives and multiplies
  • noun:   someone who originates or causes or initiates something
  • noun:   a person who supplies information
  • noun:   the place where something begins, where it springs into being
    Example: "Pittsburgh is the source of the Ohio River"
  • verb:   get (a product) from another country or business
    Example: "She sourced a supply of carpet"
  • verb:   specify the origin of
    Example: "The writer carefully sourced her report"

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