What does outsource mean?

Definitions for outsourceˈaʊtˌsɔrs, -ˌsoʊrs

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word outsource.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. outsource(verb)

    obtain goods or services from an outside supplier; to contract work out

    "Many companies outsource and hire consultants in order to maintain a flexible workforce"


  1. outsource(Verb)

    To transfer the management and/or day-to-day execution of an entire business function to a third-party service provider.

    They decided to outsource the design and manufacture of the system to a vendor.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of outsource in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of outsource in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Jeb Bush:

    I don't believe you outsource your principles and convictions to people.

  2. Lindsey Graham:

    The only way you can protect America from another 9/11 is to destroy the caliphate, go in on the ground as part of a regional army, we can't outsource this.

  3. Schlumberger Chief Executive Paul Kibsgaard:

    It's just a reflection of do they want to capture more of the value themselves or would they like to outsource all the risk and potentially much more of the upside to us?.

  4. Michael Orcutt:

    I like to do things the right way, and having these people around gives me all the resources I need, i don’t have to be the smartest tool in the shed. I’m a collaborator. If you outsource, I think you’re giving up control to firms who aren’t necessarily looking out for your interests as much.

  5. Elizabeth Warren:

    It all sounded good but what it was really about was tying the hands of regulators and turning loose big banks and giant international corporations to do whatever they wanted to do: turning them loose to rig the market and reduce competition; turning them loose to outsource more jobs; turning them loose to load up on more risks and then hide behind taxpayer guarantees; turning them loose to sell more mortgages and credit cards that cheated American families.

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