Synonyms for Fountainhead:
n.builder, derive, come from, home, originate, spring from. fountain, mother, fount, Provenience, start, source, beginning, parent, origin, provenance, derivation, spring, rootstock, root. •communication (noun)
wellspring, well, head, headspring.
•principal source; person who originates (noun)
builder, fount, spring, fountain, mother, wellspring.
rise, cause, origin.
Provenience, fount, rootstock. origin, provenance. source, derivation, mother. fountain, parent. beginning. root. •Other relevant words:
parent, origin, cause, fount, Provenience, rootstock, root, fountain, provenance, derivation, builder, beginning, source, mother, spring.
Usage examples for fountainhead
Any aggrandizement the nineteenth century may have can not boast of Waterloo as its fountainhead for only barbarous nations grow suddenly after a victory- it is the transient vanity of torrents swollen by a storm. – The Best of the World's Classics, Restricted to Prose, Vol. VII (of X)--Continental Europe I by Various