Synonyms of source in English:



  • 1 the source of the river
    spring, origin, head, well head, headspring, headwater(s); South Africaneye
    literary wellspring
  • 2 the source of the rumour
    origin, place of origin; birthplace, spring, wellspring, fount; starting point, history, pedigree, provenance, derivation, root, etymology; beginning, genesis, start, rise, cause; author, originator, initiator, creator, inventor, architect, father, mother; North Americanprovenience
    rare radix
  • 3 a historian will need to use both primary and secondary sources
    reference, authority, informant; documentation
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