/sɔːs/ US /sɔːrs/
1. the place something comes from or starts at, or the cause of something:
a source of heat/energy/light
Oranges are a good source of vitamin C.
Money is often a source of tension and disagreements in young married couples.
2. someone or something that supplies information:
The journalist refused to reveal her sources (= say who had given the information to her).
According to Government sources (= people in the Government) many MPs are worried about this issue.
source /sɔːs/ US /sɔːrs/
verb [T often passive]
to get something from a particular place:
Where possible the produce used in our restaurant is sourced locally.