Thesaurus

fountainheads

noun
plural of fountainhead

Synonyms of fountainheads

1 a point or place at which something is invented or provided
  • historically, California has served as the fountainhead of that eclectic group of self-actualization movements known as the New Age

Synonyms for fountainheads

Words Related to fountainheads

2 the source from which something grows or develops
  • a collection of lyrical ballads that became the fountainhead of a literary revolution

Synonyms for fountainheads

Words Related to fountainheads

See the Dictionary Definition 

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about fountainheads

Cite this Entry

“Fountainheads.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/fountainheads. Accessed 28 Sep. 2020.

Comments on fountainheads

What made you want to look up fountainheads? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Challenging Vocabulary Quiz Returns!

  • stylized drawing of woman pole vaulting across gap to get trophy
  • Which is a synonym of fuliginous?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Dictionary Devil

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!