The local library is a valuable resource.
A person of resource.
Natural resources, including coal and oil.
Needed all my intellectual resources for the exam.
An example of resource is extra money in a savings account.
An example of resource is a friend with electrical skills who has volunteered to help install a lighting fixture.
An example of resource is spring water on a piece of land.
A man/woman of resource.
Other Word Forms
Origin of resource
- Obsolete French from Old French from feminine past participle of resourdre to rise again from Latin resurgere re- re- surgere to rise surge
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition