Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun fountainhead

2 senses of fountainhead

Sense 1
well, wellspring, fountainhead -- (an abundant source; "she was a well of information")
       => source -- (a document (or organization) from which information is obtained; "the reporter had two sources for the story")

Sense 2
fountainhead, headspring, head -- (the source of water from which a stream arises; "they tracked him back toward the head of the stream")
       => beginning, origin, root, rootage, source -- (the place where something begins, where it springs into being; "the Italian beginning of the Renaissance"; "Jupiter was the origin of the radiation"; "Pittsburgh is the source of the Ohio River"; "communism's Russian root")

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