Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: recourse
IPA transcription: [ɹ'ikɔɹs]
Pronunciations of recourse
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: recourse, resort, refuge
    Meaning: act of turning to for assistance; "have recourse to the courts"; "an appeal to his uncle was his last resort"
Usage examples
  • Such recourse was insufficient to the denizens of Quicksand.
  • Can we suppose that he is ignorant of antiquity, and therefore has recourse to invention?
  • In the modern system of war, nations the most wealthy are obliged to have recourse to large loans.
  • Then how comes it that, of the five mothers reared in my cages, not one has had recourse to the clay rampart?
  • And whatever he told, his guest capped, narrating trick upon trick to which on different occasions he had had recourse.
  • Duncan, who knew that silence was a virtue among his hosts, gladly had recourse to the custom, in order to arrange his ideas.
  • But should any difference arise between them they are to have recourse to law and oaths, according as may be agreed between the parties.
  • Knowing Vincent's loyalty to Holy Church and his obedience to authority, she determined to have recourse to her brother-in-law, the Archbishop of Paris.
  • On his return he had recourse to an operation of geomancy to find out where the lamp was--whether Aladdin carried it about with him, or where he left it.
  • It was not often that the gipsies used violence or openly resisted authority; they more frequently had recourse to artifice and cunning in order to attain their end.
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