resource etymology

English word resource comes from Latin resurgo (I rise again.)

Detailed word origin of resource

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
resurgo Latin (lat) I rise again.
resourdre Old French (fro)
resource Old French (fro) Act of raising.
ressource Middle French (frm)
resource English (eng) To supply with resources. A person's capacity to deal with difficulty.. Something that one uses to achieve an objective, e.g. raw materials or personnel.

Words with the same origin as resource

Descendants of resurgo
resourceful resurrection