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Definitions for resourceful
rɪˈsɔrs fəl, -ˈsoʊrs-, -ˈzɔrs-, -ˈzoʊrs-re·source·ful

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. resourceful(adj)

    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"


  1. resourceful(Adjective)

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

    With a resourceful use of space and a fresh coat of paint, the room became a pleasant library with a comfortable seating area.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Resourceful(adj)

    full of resources

Editors Contribution

  1. resourceful

    Capable and able to use available finances and resources intelligently and efficiently.

    When the management team were presented with challenges they were resourceful in dealing with them in order of priority whilst ensuring the team all had everything they needed to achieve the collective goals.

    Submitted by MC Harmonious on May 2, 2016  

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of resourceful in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of resourceful in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of resourceful in a Sentence

  1. Andrew Rigie:

    But chefs are resourceful, and they'll make it work.

  2. Debasish Mridha, M.D.:

    Love is most powerful. Love is most resourceful. Love is most wonderful. Love is most blissful.

  3. Dan Trachtenberg:

    So much of the film is non-verbal, and yet you know everything she's thinking and feeling and she's so resourceful.

  4. Zaman Ali:

    No one should need to be big enough to destroy others and all of us must have to be powerful and resourceful enough to protect ourselves.

  5. Emeasoba George:

    It takes wisdom/insight/proactive approach to be resourceful i.e. to have the ability to find quick and clever ways to overcome difficulties.

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