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  2  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Resource  \Re*source"\  (r?*s?rs"),  n.  [F.  ressource,  fr  OF 
  ressourdre  resourdre  to  spring  forth  or  up  again  pref.  re- 
  re-  +  sourdre  to  spring  forth.  See  {Source}.] 
  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. 
  2.  pl  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. 
  Syn:  Expedient;  resort;  means  contrivance. 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  n  1:  available  source  of  wealth;  a  new  or  reserve  supply  that  can 
  be  drawn  upon  when  needed 
  2:  a  source  of  aid  or  support  that  may  be  drawn  upon  when 
  needed:  "the  local  library  is  a  valuable  resource" 
  3:  the  ability  to  deal  resourcefully  with  unusual  problems;  "a 
  man  of  resource"  [syn:  {resourcefulness},  {imagination}] 

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