resource

  • 1 resource — Resource …

    Thresor de la langue françoyse

  • 2 resource — 1 in plural form resources assets, belongings, effects, *possessions, means 2 Resource, resort, expedient, shift, makeshift, stopgap, substitute, surrogate can all denote something to which one turns for help or assistance in difficulty or need… …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 3 resource — resource, resort, recourse 1. The three words all have to do with finding help or support and are chiefly distinguished from one another by the typical phrase patterns in which they operate. These are given in the table below. resource a simple… …

    Modern English usage

  • 4 resource — [rē′sôrs΄, rē′zôrs΄; ri sôrs′, rizôrs′] n. [Fr ressource < OFr < resourdre, to arise anew < re , again + sourdre, to spring up < L surgere: see SURGE] 1. something that lies ready for use or that can be drawn upon for aid or to take… …

    English World dictionary

  • 5 Resource — 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… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 6 resource — I noun accumulation, asset, available means, capital, contrivance, dependence, device, essential, estate, expedient, facultates, fund, income, instrument, material, means, property, provision, reserve, reserve fund, resort, revenue, source, stock …

    Law dictionary

  • 7 Resource —   [engl.], Ressource …

    Universal-Lexikon

  • 8 resource — 1610s, means of supplying a want or deficiency, from Fr. resourse, from fem. pp. of O.Fr. resourdre to rally, raise again, from L. resurgere rise again (see RESURGENT (Cf. resurgent)). Resources a country s wealth first recorded 1779 …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 9 resource — [n] supply drawn upon, either material or nonmaterial ability, appliance, artifice, assets, capability, capital, cleverness, contraption, contrivance, course, creation, device, expedient, fortune, hoard, ingenuity, initiative, inventiveness,… …

    New thesaurus

  • 10 resource — ► NOUN 1) (resources) a stock or supply of materials or assets that can be drawn on in order to function effectively. 2) (resources) a country s collective means of supporting itself or becoming wealthier, as represented by its minerals, land,… …

    English terms dictionary

  • 11 Resource — A resource is any physical or virtual entity of limited availability, or anything used to help one earn a living.fact|date=February 2008 In most cases, commercial or even ethic factors require resource allocation through resource management.Types …

    Wikipedia

  • 12 resource — I UK [rɪˈzɔː(r)s] / US [rɪˈzɔrs] / US [ˈrɪˌsɔrs] noun Word forms resource : singular resource plural resources *** 1) [countable] something that you can use to help you to achieve something, especially in your work or study The Internet has… …

    English dictionary

  • 13 resource — ▪ I. resource re‧source 1 [rɪˈzɔːs, ˈsɔːs ǁ ˈriːsɔːrs] noun [countable usually plural] 1. COMMERCE something such as money, property, skill, labour etc that a company has available: • We have the necessary financial resources to respond to these… …

    Financial and business terms

  • 14 resource — re|source1 [ rı zɔrs ] noun *** 1. ) count something you can use to help you to achieve something, especially in your work or study: The Internet has become a valuable resource in schools. We have launched an appeal to set up a new library and… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 15 resource — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ abundant, considerable, enormous, great, large, major, rich, significant, substantial, vast ▪ …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 16 resource — n. 1 an expedient or device (escape was their only resource). 2 (usu. in pl.) a the means available to achieve an end, fulfil a function, etc. b a stock or supply that can be drawn on. c US available assets. 3 (in pl.) a country s collective… …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 17 resource — re|source1 W1S2 [rıˈzo:s, ˈso:s US ˈri:so:rs] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(land/oil/coal etc)¦ 2¦(money/property etc)¦ 3¦(personal qualities)¦ 4¦(educational)¦ 5¦(practical ability)¦ ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ [Date: 1600 1700; : French; Origin: ressource, from Old French… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 18 resource — re•source [[t]ˈri sɔrs, soʊrs, zɔrs, zoʊrs; rɪˈsɔrs, ˈsoʊrs, ˈzɔrs, ˈzoʊrs[/t]] n. 1) cvb a source of supply, support, or aid, esp. one that can be readily drawn upon when needed: a natural resource; a commercial resource[/ex] 2) resources, the… …

    From formal English to slang

  • 19 resource — noun Etymology: French ressource, from Old French ressourse relief, resource, from resourdre to relieve, literally, to rise again, from Latin resurgere more at resurrection Date: circa 1611 1. a. a source of supply or support ; an available means …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 20 resource — 01. The [resources] of our planet are being strained to the limit by our vast population. 02. Too many parents in this country simply don t have the [resources] to feed or clothe their children properly. 03. Canada is a country which is rich in… …

    Grammatical examples in English


We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.