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

1 sense of headspring

Sense 1
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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