verb (used with object), sourced, sourcing.
verb (used without object), sourced, sourcing.
Origin of source
Synonyms for source
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Contemporary Examples of sourced
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
January 3, 2015
In fact, much of what is cooked here is sourced directly from the McLane family farm.Spaghetti for Breakfast?! Not So Crazy at This Idaho Farm Café
Jane & Michael Stern
August 4, 2014
But the reporting, based on the same vague words, carelessly checked and sourced, remains unchanged.Bernard-Henri Levy: Have I Become an Undesirable in Libya?
March 27, 2013
The reported news (sourced to the Israeli government) is indeed troubling, but the timing seems particularly poor this morning.Bomb The Press
November 18, 2012
By contrast, when live acts were sourced, the energy changed completely.Olympics Closing Ceremonies: London Rocks Out
August 12, 2012
- 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
Word Origin for source
mid-14c., "support, base," from Old French sourse "a rising, beginning, fountainhead of a river or stream" (12c.), fem. noun taken from past participle of sourdre "to rise, spring up," from Latin surgere "to rise" (see surge (n.)). Meaning "a first cause" is from late 14c., as is that of "fountain-head of a river." Meaning "written work (later also a person) supplying information or evidence" is from 1788.
"obtain from a specified source," 1972, from source (n.). Related: Sourced; sourcing.