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1. source

noun. ['ˈsɔrs'] the place where something begins, where it springs into being.

Synonyms

  • birthplace
  • provenance
  • point source
  • place of origin
  • wellhead
  • jumping-off place
  • trailhead
  • head
  • cradle
  • derivation
  • fountainhead
  • root
  • headwater
  • trail head
  • origin
  • wellspring
  • headspring
  • home
  • beginning
  • provenience
  • point of departure
  • spring
  • rootage

Antonyms

  • purebred
  • descendant
  • destabilize
  • destabilise

Etymology

  • sours (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • sorse (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Rhymes with Point Source

  • reinforce
  • gift-horse
  • midcourse
  • remorse
  • perforce
  • outsource
  • laforce
  • ensource
  • enforce
  • endorse
  • divorce
  • vorce
  • sorce
  • nourse
  • norse
  • morss
  • morse
  • horse
  • hoarse
  • fourths
  • forse
  • force
  • course
  • 'course
  • corse
  • coarse
  • bourse
  • borse

2. source

noun. ['ˈsɔrs'] anything that provides inspiration for later work.

Synonyms

  • seed
  • germ
  • inspiration
  • muse

Antonyms

  • break
  • irrelevance
  • unpointedness
  • follower

Etymology

  • sours (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • sorse (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

3. source

noun. ['ˈsɔrs'] a document (or organization) from which information is obtained.

Synonyms

  • well
  • written document
  • wellspring
  • fountainhead
  • papers
  • document

Antonyms

  • follow
  • rear
  • reverse
  • tail

Etymology

  • sours (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • sorse (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

4. source

noun. ['ˈsɔrs'] a facility where something is available.

Synonyms

  • facility
  • gold mine
  • goldmine
  • installation

Antonyms

  • node
  • middle
  • end
  • beginning

Etymology

  • sours (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • sorse (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

5. point

noun. ['ˈpɔɪnt'] a geometric element that has position but no extension.

Synonyms

  • attracter
  • factor
  • intercept
  • element
  • intersection
  • intersection point
  • ingredient
  • component
  • attractor
  • constituent

Antonyms

  • upper-class
  • middle-class
  • low status
  • dominant

Etymology

  • point (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • point (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

6. point

verb. ['ˈpɔɪnt'] indicate a place, direction, person, or thing; either spatially or figuratively.

Synonyms

  • point out
  • signalize
  • designate
  • indicate
  • signalise
  • call attention
  • show
  • finger
  • inform

Antonyms

  • negativeness
  • negativity
  • decrease
  • increase

Etymology

  • point (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • point (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

7. point

noun. ['ˈpɔɪnt'] the precise location of something; a spatially limited location.

Synonyms

  • crinion
  • vanishing point
  • celestial point
  • source
  • centre
  • military position
  • bellybutton
  • geographic point
  • focal point
  • abutment
  • focus
  • hilum
  • omphalos
  • center
  • optic disc
  • crossing
  • corner
  • belly button
  • antinode
  • root
  • geographical point
  • nidus
  • ground zero
  • pressure point
  • position
  • optic disk
  • chokepoint
  • navel
  • place
  • origin
  • hotspot
  • hot spot
  • blind spot
  • node
  • beginning
  • topographic point
  • umbilicus
  • location
  • McBurney's point
  • trichion
  • spot
  • punctum
  • omphalus
  • midpoint
  • rootage

Antonyms

  • node
  • deactivation
  • finish
  • death

Etymology

  • point (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • point (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

8. point

noun. ['ˈpɔɪnt'] a brief version of the essential meaning of something.

Synonyms

  • import
  • talking point
  • meaning
  • crux
  • bottom line
  • signification
  • crux of the matter
  • rallying point

Antonyms

  • exterior
  • marginality
  • centrality
  • anteriority

Etymology

  • point (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • point (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

9. point

noun. ['ˈpɔɪnt'] a specific identifiable position in a continuum or series or especially in a process.

Synonyms

  • ultimateness
  • height
  • pinnacle
  • summit
  • end point
  • ladder
  • elevation
  • climax
  • state of the art
  • meridian
  • peak
  • ultimacy
  • standard of living
  • acme
  • extent
  • degree
  • stage
  • top
  • resultant
  • standard of life
  • quickening
  • level
  • state
  • superlative
  • plane

Antonyms

  • continuation
  • monetization
  • defeat
  • victory

Etymology

  • point (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • point (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

10. point

noun. ['ˈpɔɪnt'] an isolated fact that is considered separately from the whole.

Synonyms

  • item
  • nooks and crannies
  • sticking point
  • technicality
  • fact
  • trifle
  • respect
  • regard
  • detail
  • triviality
  • nook and cranny

Antonyms

  • destabilize
  • destabilise
  • disarrange
  • deglycerolize

Etymology

  • point (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • point (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
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