transitive verbin·sourced, in·sourc·ing, in·sourc·es
- To perform (a task or function) in-house: a corporation that outsources their manufacturing but insources sales and marketing.
- To provide (a product or service traditionally or conventionally provided within an organization) as an independent contractor.
- To create (jobs) as an outside company operating in a local labor market: “We not only want to sell products to the US, but to insource jobs here and contribute to the economy” (Noel Forgeard).
- To hire or employ (workers from another area or market).