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Definition of resource verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

  

resource

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//rɪˈsɔːs//
 
, BrE//ˈzɔːs//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈriːsɔːrs//
 
, NAmE//rɪˈsɔːrs//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they resource
BrE BrE//rɪˈsɔːs//
 
, BrE//ˈzɔːs//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈriːsɔːrs//
 
, NAmE//rɪˈsɔːrs//
 
he / she / it resources
BrE BrE//rɪˈsɔːsɪz//
 
, BrE//rɪˈzɔːsɪz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈriːsɔːrsɪz//
 
, NAmE//rɪˈsɔːrsɪz//
 
past simple resourced
BrE BrE//rɪˈsɔːst//
 
, BrE//rɪˈzɔːst//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈriːsɔːrst//
 
, NAmE//rɪˈsɔːrst//
 
past participle resourced
BrE BrE//rɪˈsɔːst//
 
, BrE//rɪˈzɔːst//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈriːsɔːrst//
 
, NAmE//rɪˈsɔːrst//
 
-ing form resourcing
BrE BrE//rɪˈsɔːsɪŋ//
 
, BrE//rɪˈzɔːsɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈriːsɔːrsɪŋ//
 
, NAmE//rɪˈsɔːrsɪŋ//
 
 
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resource something to provide something with the money or equipment that is needed Schools in the area are still inadequately resourced. Word Origin early 17th cent.: from obsolete French ressourse, feminine past participle (used as a noun) of Old French dialect resourdre ‘rise again, recover’ (based on Latin surgere ‘to rise’).
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: resource