HyperDic: recourse

English > 2 senses of the word recourse:
NOUNactrecourse, resort, refugeact of turning to for assistance
attributerecourse, refuge, resortsomething or someone turned to for assistance or security
recourse > pronunciation
Rhymesairforce ... workhorse: 29 rhymes with aors...
English > recourse: 2 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningAct of turning to for assistance.
Example"have recourse to the courts"
Synonymsresort, refuge
Broaderaid, assist, assistance, helpThe activity of contributing to the fulfillment of a need or furtherance of an effort or purpose
English > recourse: 2 senses > noun 2, attribute
MeaningSomething or someone turned to for assistance or security.
Example"his only recourse was the police"
Synonymsrefuge, resort
Narrowershadowrefuge from danger or observation
BroaderresourceA source of aid or support that may be drawn upon when needed
Spanishapelación, recurso, refugio

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