Origin of source
OTHER WORDS FROM sourcesourceful, adjectivesource·ful·ness, nounsourceless, adjective
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH sourcesauce, source
Words nearby source
How to use source in a sentence
Together, these eyes in the sky offered enough information to track down the flare’s source.Exploding neutron star proves to be energy standout of the cosmos|Lisa Grossman|February 12, 2021|Science News For Students
Other Stonehenge stones, such as the iconic, massive boulders known as sarsen stones, came from local sources.Stonehenge may have had roots in a Welsh stone circle|Bruce Bower|February 12, 2021|Science News
Companies will have the real thing, straight from the source.Can privacy coexist with technology that reads and changes brain activity?|Laura Sanders|February 11, 2021|Science News
The pandemic didn’t create this source of anxiety in teens, but it might be making it more relentless.
The steady source allows Metro to sell bonds, get large sums of money upfront for projects and pay back the bonds with the dedicated subsidy streams.Metro seeks bond sales to raise $360 million for capital projects|Justin George|February 10, 2021|Washington Post
Like many trans users, Transartist often gets used as a source of information more than anything else.
According to a Yemeni intelligence source, Saïd met with the notorious U.S. preacher Anwar al Awlaki.
Jettison your lawyers as a source of prison-yard guidance, Abramoff said.Abramoff’s Advice for Virginia’s New Jailhouse Guv|Tim Mak, Jackie Kucinich|January 7, 2015|DAILY BEAST
She claims the FBI tried to enlist her as a cooperating source in their investigation.
It was getting to create jokes at the source, and to get to hang out with comedians.Patton Oswalt on Fighting Conservatives With Satire|William O’Connor|January 6, 2015|DAILY BEAST
The old earl's property, the source of his wealth, as from his title the reader will have shrewdly guessed, was in collieries.The Pit Town Coronet, Volume I (of 3)|Charles James Wills
An extraordinary eruption of mount Vesuvius commenced, which in ten days had advanced ten miles from its original source.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology|Joel Munsell
That Lawrence, whom he looked upon almost as a son, should take up arms against the South was to him a source of endless regret.The Courier of the Ozarks|Byron A. Dunn
From this one source of misery, where was a promise or a chance of a final rescue?
Their usual source is the deeper layers of the urinary tract, especially of the bladder.A Manual of Clinical Diagnosis|James Campbell Todd
British Dictionary definitions for source
- a spring that forms the starting point of a stream; headspring
- the area where the headwaters of a river risethe source of the Nile
- any person, book, organization, etc, from which information, evidence, etc, is obtained
- (as modifier)source material