Definition of recourse :
1. A coursing back, or coursing again, along the line of a previous coursing; renewed course; return; retreat; recurence.
2. Access; admittance.
3. Recurrence in difficulty, perplexity, need, or the like; access or application for aid; resort.
4. To have recourse; to resort.
5. To return; to recur.
safety, use, hangout, refuge, stamping ground, operation, resort hotel, haunt, implementation, asylum, consumption, resort, application, expedient, resource, wear, exploitation, help, adoption, repair, holiday resort, usage, sanctuary
appeal (part of speech: verb)
- I cannot express myself as I would desire, because I have been brought up in France, where literature is so different, and people judge a work more liberally, without recourse to politics. - "Springhaven A Tale of the Great War", R. D. Blackmore.
- Those, therefore, who were of this faction, had recourse to Leonidas, representing to him, how it was his part, as the elder and more experienced, to put a stop to the ill- advised projects of a rash young man. - "Plutarch-Lives-of-the-noble-Grecians-and-Romans", Clough, Arthur Hugh.
- Well, I have just one clear week before me, and then,- I suppose I had better have recourse to my friends, the Jews. - "Molly Bawn", Margaret Wolfe Hamilton.