HyperDic: resource

English > 3 senses of the word resource:
NOUNpossessionresourceavailable source of wealth
attributeresourcea source of aid or support that may be drawn upon when needed
cognitionresource, resourcefulness, imaginationthe ability to deal resourcefully with unusual problems
resource > pronunciation
Soundsriy'saors
Rhymesairforce ... workhorse: 29 rhymes with aors...
English > resource: 3 senses > noun 1, possession
Meaningavailable source of wealth; a new or reserve supply that can be drawn upon when needed.
Narrowerlabor resourcesresources of available manpower
natural resource, natural resourcesresources (actual and potential) supplied by nature
support, keep, livelihood, living, bread and butter, sustenanceThe financial means whereby one lives
support, financial support, funding, backing, financial backingfinancial resources provided to make some project possible
ways and meansresources available to meet expenses (especially legislation for raising revenue for a government)
BroaderassetsAnything of material value or usefulness that is owned by a person or company
Spanishrecurso
Catalanrecurs
English > resource: 3 senses > noun 2, attribute
MeaningA source of aid or support that may be drawn upon when needed.
Example"the local library is a valuable resource"
Narroweraid, assistance, helpA resource
inner resourceA resource provided by the mind or one's personal capabilities
recourse, refuge, resortSomething or someone turned to for assistance or security
resourcefulnessThe quality of being able to cope with a difficult situation
Broaderasset, plusA useful or valuable quality
Spanishrecurso
Catalanrecurs
English > resource: 3 senses > noun 3, cognition
MeaningThe ability to deal resourcefully with unusual problems.
Example"a man of resource"
Synonymsresourcefulness, imagination
Narrowerarmory, armoury, inventoryA collection of resources
Broaderinventiveness, ingeniousness, ingenuity, clevernessThe power of creative imagination / imagination

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