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resource

Synonyms of resource in English:

noun

  • 1 (usually resources) is the company using its resources efficiently?
    assets, funds, wealth, money, riches, capital, deep pockets;
    staff, people;
    supply, reservoir, pool, fund, stockpile, accumulation, hoard
  • 2 your tutor is there as a resource
    facility, amenity, aid, help, service, support, solution;
    convenience, advantage, benefit
  • 3 so often her only resource is tears
    expedient, resort, means, measure, method, course, way, scheme, plan, plot, stratagem, manoeuvre, machination, agency, trick, ruse, artifice, device, tool
  • 4 a person of resource
    quick-wittedness, cleverness, native wit, talent, ability, capability;
    spirit, spiritedness, enthusiasm, drive, zest, dash, ambition, energy, vigour, vitality
    informal gumption, get-up-and-go, go, push, oomph, pizzazz, pep, zip, vim
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