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re·source·ful

 (rĭ-sôrs′fəl, -zôrs′-)
adj.
Able to act effectively or imaginatively, especially in difficult situations.

re·source′ful·ly adv.
re·source′ful·ness n.

resourceful

(rɪˈzɔːsfʊl; -ˈsɔːs-)
adj
ingenious, capable, and full of initiative, esp in dealing with difficult situations
reˈsourcefully adv
reˈsourcefulness n

re•source•ful

(rɪˈsɔrs fəl, -ˈsoʊrs-, -ˈzɔrs-, -ˈzoʊrs-)

adj.
able to deal skillfully and promptly with new situations, difficulties, etc.
[1850–55]
re•source′ful•ly, adv.
re•source′ful•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.resourceful - having inner resources; adroit or imaginative; "someone who is resourceful is capable of dealing with difficult situations"; "an able and resourceful politician"; "the most resourceful cook in town"
capable - (usually followed by `of') having capacity or ability; "capable of winning"; "capable of hard work"; "capable of walking on two feet"

resourceful

adjective ingenious, able, bright, talented, sharp, capable, creative, clever, imaginative, inventive, quick-witted Her mother was a resourceful woman.
unimaginative, gormless (Brit. informal), uninventive, fushionless (Scot.)

resourceful

adjective
Able to use the means at one's disposal to meet situations effectively:
Translations
vynalézavý
úrræîagóîur, hugvitssamur
domiseln

resourceful

[rɪˈsɔːsfʊl] ADJingenioso, con iniciativa

resourceful

[rɪˈzɔːrsfʊl] adjplein(e) de ressources, débrouillard(e)

resourceful

adv personeinfallsreich, findig; schemegenial

resourceful

[rɪˈsɔːsfʊl] adj (person) → pieno/a di risorse, intraprendente

resource

(rəˈzoːs) , ((American) ˈri:zo:rs) noun
1. (usually in plural) something that gives help, support etc when needed; a supply; a means. We have used up all our resources; We haven't the resources at this school for teaching handicapped children.
2. (usually in plural) the wealth of a country, or the supply of materials etc which bring this wealth. This country is rich in natural resources.
3. the ability to find ways of solving difficulties. He is full of resource.
reˈsourceful adjective
good at finding ways of solving difficulties, problems etc.
reˈsourcefully adverb
reˈsourcefulness noun
References in classic literature ?
She looked bold and resourceful and unscrupulous, and she was all of these.
He was so handy, so resourceful, that he invariably found a way to unravel the mechanical tangles that perplexed the first telephone agents, and this, too, without compelling them to spend large sums of capital.
He is clever and cunning and resourceful, but he be not of man stature as to brain.
His look passed from timidity to absolute distress: for a young man of his usually resourceful mien it would have been difficult to appear more disarmed and defenceless.
From this onward, while my sense stood by me, I was practical, resourceful, alert.
Kurt with a job to direct was altogether admirable; he was resourceful, helpful, considerate, swift.
Pierre maintained the contrary, and as his mental faculties were greater and more resourceful, Nicholas felt himself cornered.
To catch and mount one of these habitually rageful and intractable beasts was no child's play under the best of conditions; but now, when silence and time were such important considerations, it might well have seemed quite hopeless to a less resourceful and optimistic man than the son of the great warlord.
In earlier days one of her front teeth, as she told me, had fallen out, but instead of then parting with it, the resourceful child had hammered it in again with a hair-brush, which she offered to show me, with the dents on it.
For years an inmate of the palace, and often a listener in the armory when the King played at sword with his friends and favorites, De Vac had heard much which passed between Henry III and his intimates that could well be turned to the King's harm by a shrewd and resourceful enemy.
You have made a very wicked and resourceful enemy, who will stop at nothing to satisfy his hatred.
Both were strong, courageous, resourceful men; but each had reached the limit of human nerve endurance and each felt that he would rather die than spend another night in the hideous open of that frightful land.