Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun recourse

2 senses of recourse

Sense 1
recourse, resort, refuge -- (act of turning to for assistance; "have recourse to the courts"; "an appeal to his uncle was his last resort")
       => aid, assist, assistance, help -- (the activity of contributing to the fulfillment of a need or furtherance of an effort or purpose; "he gave me an assist with the housework"; "could not walk without assistance"; "rescue party went to their aid"; "offered his help in unloading")

Sense 2
recourse, refuge, resort -- (something or someone turned to for assistance or security; "his only recourse was the police"; "took refuge in lying")
       => resource -- (a source of aid or support that may be drawn upon when needed; "the local library is a valuable resource")

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