Etymology

1. outsource

verb. ['ˌaʊtˈsɔrs'] obtain goods or services from an outside supplier; to contract work out.

Etymology

  • out- (English)
  • ut- (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • source (English)
  • sours (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Example sentences of the word outsource


1. Verb, base form
This is a good task to outsource to an accounting service.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Small companies either outsource this process or handle it in house on a smaller scale.

3. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Another general reason people outsource business functions is for outside expertise.

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