Definitions of recourse

  1. To return; to recur. Webster Dictionary DB
  2. act of turning to for assistance; "have recourse to the courts"; "an appeal to his uncle was his last resort" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. A coursing back, or coursing again, along the line of a previous coursing; renewed course; return; retreat; recurence. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. Recurrence in difficulty, perplexity, need, or the like; access or application for aid; resort. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. Access; admittance. Webster Dictionary DB
  6. An appeal for aid or protection; as, to have recourse to the law; the person or thing to which one turns for aid; as, his purse was a recourse for all the needy. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  7. A going to for aid or protection. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  8. Application, as for assistance. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  9. Resort for help or security in trouble. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  10. A going to with a request for aid or protection. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  11. A going to with a request or application; resort; application of efforts, labour, or art. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

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Usage examples for recourse

  1. " I shall take the consolation of knowing that I shall hear of you, some day," she said, having recourse to a look of cheerfulness. – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  2. This is all very unfortunate for us- we have no recourse but patience, which I am now practising better than ever I thought it possible for me. – Letters of John Keats to His Family and Friends by John Keats