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synonyms for sources

  • authority
  • cause
  • expert
  • origin
  • antecedent
  • author
  • authorship
  • begetter
  • birthplace
  • commencement
  • connection
  • dawn
  • dawning
  • derivation
  • determinant
  • father
  • fount
  • fountain
  • fountainhead
  • inception
  • informant
  • maternity
  • mother
  • onset
  • opening
  • origination
  • originator
  • parent
  • paternity
  • provenance
  • provenience
  • rise
  • rising
  • root
  • specialist
  • spring
  • start
  • wellspring
  • horse's mouth
  • starting point
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antonyms for sources

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  • consequence
  • effect
  • end
  • outcome
  • outgrowth
  • result
  • completion
  • conclusion
  • ending
  • finish
  • stop
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How to use sources in a sentence

Here were the sources (in part) of the Po and of the Rhine, but I was rather in haste to bid the former good-bye.
GLANCES AT EUROPEHORACE GREELEY
To fully understand what takes place when trying to study, let the pupil recall that there are three sources of knowledge.
ASSIMILATIVE MEMORYMARCUS DWIGHT LARROWE (AKA PROF. A. LOISETTE)
There were usually six joints or sources of friction, between the key and the pallet.
THE RECENT REVOLUTION IN ORGAN BUILDINGGEORGE LAING MILLER
Rabecque swore angrily and bitterly, and his vexation had two entirely separate sources.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
A series of 12 Maps compiled from the best sources, on the scale of four miles to the inch.
ELEMENTS OF AGRICULTURAL CHEMISTRYTHOMAS ANDERSON
If the sums collected from the two sources exceed the amount advanced to the mortgagor that is only the mortgagee's affair.
PUTNAM'S HANDY LAW BOOK FOR THE LAYMANALBERT SIDNEY BOLLES
From these sources we learn the mutual relation, as well as individuality of all organic things.
GOSPEL PHILOSOPHYJ. H. WARD
They still more soften the feelings and open up the sources of grief.
THE LADIES' BOOK OF ETIQUETTE, AND MANUAL OF POLITENESSFLORENCE HARTLEY
We talk about the classics, the sources of my knowledge, Russian schools, social conditions.
PRISON MEMOIRS OF AN ANARCHISTALEXANDER BERKMAN
There should be within the heart inexhaustible sources of grief for certain losses.
THE 'CHARACTERS' OF JEAN DE LA BRUYREJEAN DE LA BRUYRE
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