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1. recourse

noun. ['ˈriːkɔrs'] act of turning to for assistance.

Synonyms

  • resort
  • aid
  • assist
  • refuge
  • assistance

Antonyms

  • inactivity
  • disservice
  • worsen
  • act

Etymology

  • recours (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • recursus (Latin)

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Rhymes with Recourse

  • airforce
  • air_force
  • discourse
  • nighthorse
  • resource

Sentences with recourse


1. Noun, singular or mass
The recourse is often to remove the window and reframe and square the opening.

2. Verb, past participle
Beneficiaries have recourse if they believe an executor is intentionally, and unjustly, withholding their inheritance.

Quotes about recourse


1. I have no taste for either poverty or honest labor, so writing is the only recourse left for me.
- Hunter S. Thompson, The Proud Highway: Saga of a Desperate Southern Gentleman, 1955-1967

2. The author explains that some find recourse from injustice in literature and art but that these tend to deepen sensitivity to injustice rather than dull it.
- John Howard Griffin, Black Like Me

2. recourse

noun. ['ˈriːkɔrs'] something or someone turned to for assistance or security.

Synonyms

  • resort
  • shadow
  • refuge

Antonyms

  • idle
  • liability
  • brighten
  • precede

Etymology

  • recours (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • recursus (Latin)
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