Children's, Intermediate and Advanced Online English Dictionary & Thesaurus

Comprehensive
Dictionary Suite
Help
Help
Help
 
Advanced Dictionary    
Display options
Show syllables
Show Lookup History
Double-Click Lookup
  Show Spanish support
 
Pronunciation
Wordsmyth
  Phonics
  IPA
 
Entry formats
Standard
  Classic
 
Lookup History
resourceful

re·source·ful

resourceful

pronunciation:
rih sors fl [or] rih zors fl
features:
Word Parts
part of speech: adjective
definition: capable of dealing with difficult situations quickly and imaginatively.
Being resourceful, they found a way to construct a raft to take them down the river.
synonyms:
adroit, imaginative, ingenious, inventive
similar words:
able, adept, capable, clever, competent, deft, dextrous, effectual, enterprising, innovative, originative, skillful
derivations: resourcefully (adv.), resourcefulness (n.)
Word Parts
The word resourceful contains the following part: