Definition of outsource verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

outsource

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//ˈaʊtsɔːs//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈaʊtsɔːrs//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they outsource
BrE BrE//ˈaʊtsɔːs//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈaʊtsɔːrs//
 
he / she / it outsources
BrE BrE//ˈaʊtsɔːsɪz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈaʊtsɔːrsɪz//
 
past simple outsourced
BrE BrE//ˈaʊtsɔːst//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈaʊtsɔːrst//
 
past participle outsourced
BrE BrE//ˈaʊtsɔːst//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈaʊtsɔːrst//
 
-ing form outsourcing
BrE BrE//ˈaʊtsɔːsɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈaʊtsɔːrsɪŋ//
 
 
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[transitive, intransitive] outsource (something) (business) to arrange for somebody outside a company to do work or provide goods for that company We outsource all our computing work.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: outsource