Antonyms for source

Grammar : Noun
Spell : sawrs, sohrs
Phonetic Transcription : sɔrs, soʊrs

Definition of source

Origin :
  • mid-14c., "support, base," from Old French sourse "a rising, beginning, fountainhead of a river or stream" (12c.), fem. noun taken from past participle of sourdre "to rise, spring up," from Latin surgere "to rise" (see surge (n.)). Meaning "a first cause" is from late 14c., as is that of "fountain-head of a river." Meaning "written work (later also a person) supplying information or evidence" is from 1788.
  • noun beginning; point of supply
Example sentences :
  • Williams and Lawson had, as Hardy predicted, been a source of great annoyance to George.
  • Extract from : « Life in London » by Edwin Hodder
  • The main question is as to the source from which an increase of life is to be obtained.
  • Extract from : « The Conquest of Fear » by Basil King
  • "Streams may spring from one source, and yet some be clear and some be foul," quoth she quickly.
  • Extract from : « The White Company » by Arthur Conan Doyle
  • It was rather a frightful place to go into in search of the source of a shriek.
  • Extract from : « Weighed and Wanting » by George MacDonald
  • So simply he made provision against any alarm from this source.
  • Extract from : « Within the Law » by Marvin Dana
  • Dishonesty has its source in the covetousness and greed of the human heart.
  • Extract from : « An Explanation of Luther's Small Catechism » by Joseph Stump
  • None of them knew any source of separate income she might have.
  • Extract from : « Her Father's Daughter » by Gene Stratton-Porter
  • Moreover, it was forcibly borne in upon him just what a source of irritation they had been.
  • Extract from : « Dust » by Mr. and Mrs. Haldeman-Julius
  • Rima was still the source and centre of all my thoughts; from her they rose, and to her returned.
  • Extract from : « Green Mansions » by W. H. Hudson
  • Futurity can be no source of alarm to him who is conscious of acting right.
  • Extract from : « Female Scripture Biographies, Vol. I » by Francis Augustus Cox

Synonyms for source

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