Definition of Resourceful

1. Adjective. Having inner resources; adroit or imaginative. "The most resourceful cook in town"

Similar to: Capable
Derivative terms: Resourcefulness, Resourcefulness



Definition of Resourceful

1. a. Full of resources.

Definition of Resourceful

1. Adjective. Capable or clever; able to put available resources to efficient or ingenious use; using materials at hand wisely or efficiently. ¹

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Definition of Resourceful

1. sourceful [adj] - See also: sourceful

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Resourceful

resorts
resorufin
resought
resoun
resound
resounded
resounding
resoundingly
resoundings
resounds
resource
resource conservation and recovery act
resource energy
resource values
resourced
resourceful (current term)
resourcefully
resourcefulness
resourcefulnesses
resourceless
resourcelessness
resources
resourcing
resow
resowed
resowing
resown
resows
respace
respaced

Literary usage of Resourceful

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1. History of the Commonwealth and Protectorate, 1649-1656 by Samuel Rawson Gardiner (1903)
"... ADVICE strength as he passed through the Lowlands, as he ultimately presented little short of a hundred followers to Glencairn. ' a resourceful • ..."

2. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1918)
"He was a type of the founders of English colonial dominion — energetic, resourceful and masterful; his further repute as a sort of unprincipled buccaneer ..."

3. History of the Commonwealth and Protectorate, 1649-1660 by Samuel Rawson Gardiner (1897)
"... as the situation was, it is impossible to not a ' resourceful avoid the conclusion that Lilburne was far from mamier. being a resourceful commander. ..."

4. Self-cultivation in English by George Herbert Palmer (1897)
"... making our words continually more minutely true, free, and resourceful ; if we look upon our occasions of writing as opportunities for the deliberate ..."

5. The Fetish Folk of West Africa by Robert H. Milligan (1912)
"... a resourceful man, though he lias no genius for mechanical invention. He wrests from nature all that he needs and does not defend upon his neighbour. ..."

6. History of Colorado by Wilbur Fiske Stone (1918)
"He is a man of fine personal appearance, affable and genial in manner, forceful and resourceful in business, and is known as one of the leading and popular ..."

7. The Book Buyer by Charles Scribner's Sons (1893)
"Her book is not without interest as a story of what a strong-willed, plucky, resourceful woman can do, but its value in other respects is not obvious. ..."

8. Miscellaneous Publications by Bureau of Statistics and Immigration, Washington (State) (1920)
"The war is making business and industrial enterprises more resourceful and perhaps some of the present difficulties may be the means of releasing the genius ..."

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