Learn how to say Sources correctly in English with this tutorial pronunciation video.
Oxford dictionary definition of the word source:
1a place, person, or thing from which something originates or can be obtained:
mackerel is a good source of fish oil
a spring or fountain head from which a river or stream issues:
the source of the Nile
a person who provides information:
military sources announced a reduction in strategic nuclear weapons
a book or document used to provide evidence in research:
a historian will need to use both primary and secondary sources
2 technical a body or process by which energy or a particular component enters a system:
major sources and sinks exist for atmospheric oxygen
The opposite of sink2.
Electronics a part of a field-effect transistor from which carriers flow into the inter-electrode channel.
obtain from a particular source:
each type of coffee is sourced from one country
find out where (something) can be obtained:
she was called upon to source a supply of carpet
at the point of origin or issue:
reduction of pollution at source
used to show that a sum is deducted from earnings or other payments before they are made:
your pension contribution will be deducted at source
late Middle English: from Old French sours(e), past participle of sourdre ‘to rise’, from Latin surgere