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recourse

Synonyms of recourse in English:

noun

  • surgery may be the only recourse
    option, possibility, alternative, possible course of action, resort, way out, place/person to turn to, source of assistance, available resource, hope, remedy, choice, expedient;
    refuge
  • Phrases

    have recourse to

    1
    all three countries had recourse to the IMF for standby loans
    resort to, make use of, use, avail oneself of, utilize, employ, turn to, call on, draw on, bring into play, bring into service, look to, appeal to;
    fall back on, run to

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