Origin of resource
Examples from the Web for resource
We fight over their ownership and control, as if reality were a resource as scarce as the water and oil in Mad Max.
She views music and pop culture as a resource for people to figure out where we are as a society.
For those in the resource world, every ton of junk that goes into a landfill represents wasted energy.
And he used that resource to its fullest 128 years ago this week.128 Years Old and Still a Looker: Happy Birthday to Lady Liberty|Elizabeth Mitchell|October 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And for that, it turned to the one resource it has in abundance—aside from seawater.Sun+Water= High Tech Caribbean Luxury At The Cusinart Resort|The Daily Beast|June 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
"Unfortunately I have no resource but to believe it," he replied.Verner's Pride|Mrs. Henry Wood
Whether the King has any resource left, or whether he will (as I rather think) acquiesce, God knows.Memoirs of the Courts and Cabinets of George the Third|The Duke of Buckingham and Chandos
These are the times that test the wit and diplomacy and resource of the girl behind the counter.The Romance of a Great Store|Edward Hungerford
Mrs Oliphant, much younger than the others, seems to have been a woman of resource.She Stands Accused|Victor MacClure
Had Sarah said, "Nature has failed me, but God is my resource," how different it would have been!Notes on the Book of Genesis|Charles Henry Mackintosh
Word Origin for resource
1610s, "means of supplying a want or deficiency," from French resourse "a source, spring," noun use of fem. past participle of Old French resourdre "to rally, raise again," from Latin resurgere "rise again" (see resurgent). Resources "a country's wealth" first recorded 1779.
1975, from resource (n.). Related: Resourced; resourcing.