Meaning of SOURCE in English

n. Function: noun

the point at which something begins its course or existence FF1C; the source of her wisdom was long practical experience FF1E;

Synonyms: derivation, fount, fountain, fountainhead, inception, mother, origin, provenance, provenience, root, rootage, rootstock, spring, well, wellhead, wellspring, whence

Related Words: birthplace; beginning, commencement, dawn, dawning, onset, opening, start, starting; authorship, origination, rise, rising; antecedent, cause, determinant; parent, paternity

Contrasted Words: end, ending, terminus

Antonyms: termination; outcome

Merriam Webster. Collegiate thesaurus English dictionary.      Английский энциклопедический толковый словарь тезауруса.