source


source

noun

Definition of SOURCE

1
a point or place at which something is invented or provided <we were uncertain as to the source of the rumors> <a source of inspiration>
2
the beginning part of a stream <19th-century explorers who sought the source of the Nile>
3
something mentioned in a text as providing related and especially supporting information <the professor asked the students to have at least five different sources for their papers>
Synonyms authority, source

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