Origin of resource
Examples from the Web for resources
At such a moment, the pilot has no resources other than his own instincts and experience.Flight 8501 Poses Question: Are Modern Jets Too Automated to Fly?|Clive Irving|January 4, 2015|DAILY BEAST
The resources were what you might expect: Dining room, a media center, a library, a TV room, a meeting room, a computer room.His First Day Out Of Jail After 40 Years: Adjusting To Life Outside|Justin Rohrlich|January 3, 2015|DAILY BEAST
First, we need to change the debate—to focus at least as much on the quality of resources as the quantity.
With its vast web of resources and services, including its support groups, the Center has often helped save these people lives.
The talks and other resources we create will be edited, professionally produced, and shared online around the world.
More than any other it represents difficulties mastered, resources combined, labour, courage and patience.Italian Hours|Henry James
At Tali-fang one would have to depend upon his own resources to get a guide to take him into Tibet, he said.Caravans By Night|Harry Hervey
Thus he will day by day be weakening his strength, diminishing his resources.The Young Man and the World|Albert J. Beveridge
The land was something of an earthly paradise, and men were tempted to doze in it rather than to develop its resources.South America|W. H. Koebel
Once upon a time, two friends, at the end of their resources, sold the skin of a Bear before they had killed the brute.The Glow-Worm and Other Beetles|Jean Henri Fabre
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.
see leave someone to his or her resources.