An example of a source is solar energy coming from the sun.
An example of a source is the person who inspires you.
An example of a source is the person who gives a juicy story to a magazine reporter.
Alternative sources of energy; the source of funding for the project.
They sourced the spoke nuts from our company.
Letters, journals, etc. are a biographer's source materials.
An example of source is an American car manufacturer having parts made in China.
An example of source is finding out the origin of the facts for a research paper.
The sun is our source of energy; the source of a difficulty.
A reporter is only as reliable as his or her sources.
The report is thoroughly sourced.
Origin of source
- Middle English from Old French sourse from feminine past participle of sourdre to rise from Latin surgere surge
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition