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noun foun·tain \ˈfan-tən\

: a device or structure that sends a stream of water into the air in a garden, park, etc.; also : the water that rises from a fountain

: something that rises into the air like a fountain of water

: the source of something

Full Definition of FOUNTAIN

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:  the source from which something proceeds or is supplied
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:  a spring of water issuing from the earth
3
:  an artificially produced jet of water; also :  the structure from which it rises
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:  a reservoir containing a liquid that can be drawn off as needed
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Examples of FOUNTAIN

  1. The crowd gathered around the fountain in the plaza.
  2. an endless fountain of inspiration

Origin of FOUNTAIN

Middle English, from Anglo-French funtaine, fontaine, from Late Latin fontana, from Latin, feminine of fontanus of a spring, from font-, fons
First Known Use: 14th century

Rhymes with FOUNTAIN

2fountain

verb

Definition of FOUNTAIN

intransitive verb
:  to flow or spout like a fountain
transitive verb
:  to cause to flow like a fountain

First Known Use of FOUNTAIN

1903

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