verb (used with object), sourced, sourcing.
verb (used without object), sourced, sourcing.
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Origin of source
OTHER WORDS FROM sourcesourceful, adjectivesource·ful·ness, nounsourceless, adjective
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH sourcesauce, source
Example sentences from the Web for source
On one side are arguments that schools are not major sources of spread.Schools are not spreading covid-19. This new data explains why.|Emily Oster|November 20, 2020|Washington Post
Barrett shows the sole source of this idea to be a short — fewer than 100 words — and much-disputed passage by Tacitus.
Bucks sending Eric Bledsoe and George Hill and draft compensation to New Orleans, sources said.NBA free agency tracker (plus trades): Warriors acquire Kelly Oubre; 76ers trade Al Horford to Thunder|Ben Golliver|November 20, 2020|Washington Post
In this book, Kucharski, an epidemiologist, explores the source of outbreaks — and finds similarity in how things spread, from social media fads to the novel coronavirus.
Dubbed Sunshine Contacts, the app seeks to cull double entries while updating old phone numbers and emails in the address book by pulling, with user permission, contact information from sources such as Apple contacts, LinkedIn, and email.
Again, the reasoning sounds, well, reasonable, and is sourced to a respectable organization, the Samaritans.Cover-Ups and Concern Trolls: Actually, It's About Ethics in Suicide Journalism|Arthur Chu|January 3, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Media outlets “crowd sourced” the project, asking readers to help wade through the 24,000 pages of Palin emails.
It demonstrated that he was alive, contradicting thinly-sourced claims that he had been killed in airstrikes earlier in the month.
Many of the quotes are mysteriously sourced, apocryphal, or misattributed.
In 2010, The New York Times ran a well-sourced story that helped to undermine the cover-up.Murdoch on the Rocks: How a Lone Reporter Revealed the Mogul's Tabloid Terror Machine|Clive Irving|August 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
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