Resource

Definition of Resource

Re`source´   Pronunciation: r?`s?rs´
n.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.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.

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