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[ noun ] act of turning to for assistance

Synonyms

refuge resort

Examples

: "have recourse to the courts" "an appeal to his uncle was his last resort"

Used in print

(William S. Haymond, "Is Distance an Original...)

Therefore , his only recourse was to learn the shape all_over again for each new visual experience of the same individual object or type of object ; and this he could do only by going_over its mass with the tracing procedure .

Related terms

aid fall_back

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[ noun ] something or someone turned to for assistance or security

Synonyms

resort refuge

Examples

: "his only recourse was the police" "took refuge in lying"

Related terms

resource shadow fall_back

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