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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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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. source

noun. ['ˈsɔrs'] a person who supplies information.

Synonyms

  • whistleblower
  • communicator
  • betrayer
  • blabber
  • whistle blower
  • rat
  • leaker
  • whistle-blower
  • informant
  • informer
  • squealer

Antonyms

  • fire
  • unhealthy
  • ill
  • unfit

Etymology

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

6. source

noun. ['ˈsɔrs'] someone who originates or causes or initiates something.

Synonyms

  • coiner
  • generator
  • author
  • shaper

Antonyms

  • closing
  • stand still
  • autumnal equinox
  • inelasticity

Etymology

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

7. source

noun. ['ˈsɔrs'] anything (a person or animal or plant or substance) in which an infectious agent normally lives and multiplies.

Synonyms

  • reservoir

Antonyms

  • foreign
  • deactivation

Etymology

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

8. source

noun. ['ˈsɔrs'] a publication (or a passage from a publication) that is referred to.

Synonyms

  • publication

Antonyms

  • let go of
  • death

Etymology

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

9. source

noun. ['ˈsɔrs'] (technology) a process by which energy or a substance enters a system.

Synonyms

  • natural action
  • natural process
  • activity
  • action

Antonyms

  • unfortunate
  • inadvisable
  • disadvantageously
  • badly

Etymology

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

10. source

verb. ['ˈsɔrs'] get (a product) from another country or business.

Synonyms

  • obtain

Antonyms

  • effortfulness
  • rotor

Etymology

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