resource
[rɪˈsɔːs, rɪˈzɔːs]
NOUN
resources (plural noun) · resources (plural noun)
  1. (resources)
    a stock or supply of money, materials, staff, and other assets that can be drawn on by a person or organization in order to function effectively.
    "local authorities complained that they lacked resources"
    synonyms:
    assets · funds · wealth · money · riches · capital · deep pockets · staff ·
    people · supplies · materials · store(s) · stock(s) · reserve(s) · holding(s) · supply · reservoir · pool · fund · stockpile · accumulation · hoard
    • (resources)
      a country's collective means of supporting itself or becoming wealthier, as represented by its reserves of minerals, land, and other natural assets.
      "Japan's exploitation of commercially important marine resources"
    • a source of help or information.
      "census records are an invaluable resource for the historian" ·
      "the database could be used as a reference and teaching resource"
      synonyms:
    • NORTH AMERICAN
      (resources)
      available assets.
  2. an action or strategy which may be adopted in adverse circumstances.
    "sometimes anger is the only resource left in a situation like this"
    synonyms:
  3. dated
    a leisure occupation.
    synonyms:
VERB
resources (third person present) · resourced (past tense) · resourced (past participle) · resourcing (present participle)
  1. provide with resources.
    "a strategy which ensures that primary healthcare workers are adequately resourced"
ORIGIN
early 17th century: from obsolete French ressourse, feminine past participle (used as a noun) of Old French dialect resourdre ‘rise again, recover’ (based on Latin surgere ‘to rise’).
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How to use resource in a sentence?
nine experts acted as resource persons in the technical sessions of the conference.
a strategy which ensures that primary healthcare workers are adequately resourced.
the traditional resource industries of the nation, chiefly fishing and lumbering.
trained resource people are there to answer questions and offer support.
sometimes anger is the only resource left in a situation like this.
Japan's exploitation of commercially important marine resources.
the database could be used as a reference and teaching resource.
census records are an invaluable resource for the historian.
local authorities complained that they lacked resources.
the flower of the French army was lost without resource.
we had been left very much to our own resources.
a man of resource.
How to say resource in other languages?
Laguages Translations
Afrikaans (NOUN)hulpbron, bron, bronne
Arabic (NOUN)الموارد, المورد, مورد, موارد, موردا, المصدر
Bangla সম্পদ
Bosnian (Latin) resursa
Bulgarian (NOUN)ресурс, средство
Cantonese (Traditional) 資源
Catalan (NOUN)recurs
Chinese Simplified 资源
Chinese Traditional 資源
Croatian (NOUN)resursa, izvor
Czech (NOUN)prostředků, zdrojů
Danish (NOUN)ressource, hjælpekilde, indtægt, kilde
Dutch (NOUN)bron, hulpbron, netwerkbron, middel, bronnen
Estonian (NOUN)ressurss, allika, loodusvarade, vahend
Fijian ivurevure
Filipino sanggunian
Finnish (NOUN)resurssi, voimavara, apulähde, luonnonvarojen, varojen
French (NOUN)ressource
German (NOUN)Ressource, Hilfsmittel, Rohstoff, Quelle
Greek (NOUN)πόρων, πόρος, πόρου, πόρο, πηγή, δυναμικού
Haitian Creole resous
Hebrew (NOUN)משאב, המשאב, משאבים, למשאב, במשאב
Hindi (NOUN)संसाधन, रिसोर्स, स्रोत
Hmong Daw kev pab
Hungarian (NOUN)erőforrás, forrás
Icelandic (NOUN)tilfanga, forða, forði, úrræði, auðlind, aðstaðan, aðstöðu, síðu
Indonesian (NOUN)sumber daya
Italian (NOUN)risorsa, delle risorse
Japanese (NOUN)リソース, 資源
Kiswahili (NOUN)rasilimali, nyenzo, mkufunzi
Klingon Sup
Korean (NOUN)리소스, 자원
Latvian (NOUN)resursu
Lithuanian (NOUN)išteklių, resursų, šaltinis
Malagasy loharanom-pitaovana
Malay (Latin) (NOUN)sumber
Maltese (NOUN)riżorsa
Norwegian Bokmål ressurs
Persian (NOUN)منابع, منبع, مأخذ, منبعی
Polish (NOUN)zasobów, źródłem
Portuguese (NOUN)recurso
Querétaro Otomi recursos
Romanian (NOUN)resurse
Russian (NOUN)ресурсов
Samoan punaoa
Serbian (Cyrillic) ресурса
Serbian (Latin) resursa
Slovak (NOUN)zdroj, prostriedkov
Slovenian (NOUN)vir, virov, vira, sredstev, viru, viri
Spanish (NOUN)recursos
Swedish (NOUN)resurs
Tahitian tauturu
Tamil (NOUN)ஆதார, ஆதாரத்தை, ஆதாரம், மூல
Telugu వనరుల
Thai (NOUN)ทรัพยากร
Tongan ma'u'anga tokoni
Turkish (NOUN)kaynak, özkaynağı
Ukrainian (NOUN)ресурс
Urdu (NOUN)وسیلہ, ریسورس, وسائل, وسیلی, وسیلے, ذریعہ
Vietnamese (NOUN)tài nguyên, nguồn, nguyên, lực
Welsh (NOUN)adnoddau, hadnodd
Yucatec Maya nu'ukulo'ob
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