a supply of sth that a country, an organization or a person has and can use, especially to increase their wealth
the exploitation of minerals and other natural resources
We do not have the resources (= money) to update our computer software.
We must make the most efficient use of the available financial resources.
We agreed to pool our resources (= so that everyone gives sth) .
something that can be used to help achieve an aim, especially a book, equipment, etc. that provides information for teachers and students
The database could be used as a teaching resource in colleges.
Time is your most valuable resource, especially in examinations.
resource books for teachers
personal qualities such as courage and imagination that help you deal with difficult situations
He has no inner resources and hates being alone.
to provide sth with the money or equipment that is needed
Schools in the area are still inadequately resourced.