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'source' - used as a noun
1. the place where something begins, where it springs into being
Pittsburgh is the source of the Ohio River
2. a person who supplies information
3. a publication (or a passage from a publication) that is referred to
he spent hours looking for the source of that quotation
4. a document (or organization) from which information is obtained
the reporter had two sources for the story
5. a facility where something is available
6. anything that provides inspiration for later work
7. someone who originates or causes or initiates something
8. (technology) a process by which energy or a substance enters a system
a heat source
a source of carbon dioxide
9. anything (a person or animal or plant or substance) in which an infectious agent normally lives and multiplies

'source' - used as a verb
10. get (a product) from another country or business
She sourced a supply of carpet
They are sourcing from smaller companies
11. specify the origin of
The writer carefully sourced her report

derived forms
1. Source / Plural
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2. Source / Past
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3. Source / Third Person
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4. Source / Present Participle
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Variations of 'source'
 
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    Certain female species of spiders such as the Australian crab spider, sacrifice their bodies as a food source for their offspring.