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Meaning of RESOURCE

Pronunciation:  'reesowrs

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a source of aid or support that may be drawn upon when needed; "the local library is a valuable resource"
  2. [n]  the ability to deal resourcefully with unusual problems; "a man of resource"
  3. [n]  available source of wealth; a new or reserve supply that can be drawn upon when needed
 

RESOURCE is a 8 letter word that starts with R.

 

 Synonyms: imagination, resourcefulness
 
 See Also: aid, armory, armoury, asset, assets, assistance, backing, bread and butter, cleverness, financial backing, financial support, funding, help, ingeniousness, ingenuity, inner resources, inventiveness, inventory, keep, labor resources, livelihood, living, natural resource, natural resources, plus, recourse, refuge, resort, resourcefulness, support, sustenance

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Re*source"\ (r?*s?rs"), n. [F. ressource, fr. OF.
ressourdre, resourdre, to spring forth or up again; pref. re-
re- + sourdre to spring forth. See {Source}.]
1. That to which one resorts orr on which one depends for
   supply or support; means of overcoming a difficulty;
   resort; expedient.

         Threat'nings mixed with prayers, his last resource.
                                               --Dryden.

2. pl. Pecuniary means; funds; money, or any property that
   can be converted into supplies; available means or
   capabilities of any kind.

         Scotland by no means escaped the fate ordained for
         every country which is connected, but not
         incorporated, with another country of greater
         resources.                            --Macaulay.

Syn: Expedient; resort; means; contrivance.

 

 

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