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Definition 1: a source of aid or support that may be drawn upon when needed - [noun denoting attribute]

Samples where resource or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the local library is a valuable resource

(resource is a kind of ...) a useful or valuable quality

(... is a kind of resource ) a person or thing that is a resource that helps make something easier or possible to do

"visual aids in teaching" "his job was to give technical assistance over the phone"

(... is a kind of resource ) something or someone turned to for assistance or security

"his only recourse was the police" "took refuge in lying"

(... is a kind of resource ) the quality of being able to cope with a difficult situation

"a man of great resourcefulness"

(... is a kind of resource ) a resource provided by the mind or one's personal capabilities

"to have an inner resource against loneliness"

Definition 2: the ability to deal resourcefully with unusual problems - [noun denoting cognition]

Samples where resource or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a man of resource

Synonyms for resource in the sense of this definition

(resource is a kind of ...) the power of creative imagination

(... is a kind of resource ) a collection of resources

"he dipped into his intellectual armory to find an answer"

Definition 3: available source of wealth; a new or reserve supply that can be drawn upon when needed - [noun denoting possession]

(resource is a kind of ...) anything of material value or usefulness that is owned by a person or company

(... is a kind of resource ) resources (actual and potential) supplied by nature

(... is a kind of resource ) resources of available manpower

(... is a kind of resource ) the financial means whereby one lives

"each child was expected to pay for their keep" "he applied to the state for support" "he could no longer earn his own livelihood"

(... is a kind of resource ) financial resources provided to make some project possible

"the foundation provided support for the experiment"

(... is a kind of resource ) resources available to meet expenses (especially legislation for raising revenue for a government)

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