Origin of sourcing
verb (used with object), sourced, sourcing.
verb (used without object), sourced, sourcing.
Origin of source
Synonyms for source
Examples from the Web for sourcing
Contemporary Examples of sourcing
The trio haunted east coast flea markets, sourcing knickknacks that would adorn the lobby and guest rooms.Ace Hotel Founder Alex Calderwood’s Greatest Legacy
November 20, 2013
“The biggest issue is sourcing,” says Nathan Lott, the executive director of the Virginia Conservation Network.Dominion Completes Conversion of Coal Plant to Biomass in Virginia
July 19, 2013
Also sourcing info is the Royalists beloved online detective HWW.Harry And Cressida Party At Bodo's Schloss in London
May 3, 2013
Other news organizations then picked up on the story, sourcing it back to The Times.White House Debunks Iran Nuclear Explosion, But Iran Denies Planting Story
January 29, 2013
Broadwell occasionally distances attributions by sourcing observations to friends or colleagues.New Biography of General Petraeus Misses the Man
February 2, 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.