Another word for source

Noun

beginning, origin, root, rootage, source - the place where something begins, where it springs into being

Example:- the Italian beginning of the Renaissance

author, generator, source - someone who originates or causes or initiates something

Example:- he was the generator of several complaints

germ, seed, source - anything that provides inspiration for later work

reservoir, source - anything (a person or animal or plant or substance) in which an infectious agent normally lives and multiplies

Example:- an infectious agent depends on a reservoir for its survival

reference, source - a publication (or a passage from a publication) that is referred to

Example:- he carried an armful of references back to his desk

informant, source - a person who supplies information

source - a facility where something is available

source - a document (or organization) from which information is obtained

Example:- the reporter had two sources for the story

source - (technology) a process by which energy or a substance enters a system

Example:- a heat source

Verb

source - specify the origin of

Example:- The writer carefully sourced her report

source - get (a product) from another country or business

Example:- She sourced a supply of carpet

Tweets containing the word source

Source : WordNet