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KK Pronunciation

〔 sors,sɒrs 〕


〔 sɒːs 〕

Overview of noun source

The noun source has 9 senses

  • beginning, origin, root, rootage, source -- (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")

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

  • source, seed, germ -- (anything that provides inspiration for later work)

  • source -- (a facility where something is available)

  • informant, source -- (a person who supplies information)

  • generator, source, author -- (someone who originates or causes or initiates something; "he was the generator of several complaints")

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

  • reservoir, source -- (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")

  • reference, source -- (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")

Overview of verb source

The verb source has 2 senses

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

  • source -- (specify the origin of; "The writer carefully sourced her report")