Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
- IPA: /sɔɹs/ or IPA: /soʊɹs/ (US)
- X-SAMPA: /sOr\s/ or X-SAMPA: /soUr\s/ (US)
Audio (US) (file)
Audio (UK) (file)
- Rhymes: -ɔː(r)s
- Homophone: sauce (in some non-rhotic dialects)
source (plural sources)
- The person, place, or thing from which something (information, goods, etc.) comes or is acquired.
- Spring; fountainhead; wellhead; any collection of water on or under the surface of the ground in which a stream originates.
- A reporter's informant.
- (computing) Source code.
- (electronics) The name of one terminal of a field effect transistor (FET).
Derived terms 
Related terms 
person, place or thing from which something comes or is acquired
spring; fountainhead; collection of water
(computing) source code
- The translations below need to be checked and inserted above into the appropriate translation tables, removing any numbers. Numbers do not necessarily match those in definitions. See instructions at Help:How to check translations.
Translations to be checked
See also 
- (chiefly US) To obtain or procure: used especially of a business resource.
- (transitive) To find information about (a quotation)'s source (from which it comes): to find a citation for.
Derived terms 
to obtain or procure; used especially of a business resource
to find a citation for
- source in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913
- source in The Century Dictionary, The Century Co., New York, 1911
source f (plural sources)