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Meaning of RESOURCE

Pronunciation:  'reesowrs

WordNet Dictionary
  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
\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.

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.