1. having inner resources
; adroit or imaginative
; - Example: "someone who is resourceful is capable of dealing with difficult situations"- Example: "an able and resourceful politician"- Example: "the most resourceful cook in town"
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Resourceful \Re*source"ful\ (-f?l), a.
Full of resources.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
adj 1: having inner resources; adroit or imaginative; "someone
who is resourceful is capable of dealing with difficult
situations"; "an able and resourceful politician"; "the
most resourceful cook in town"
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
106 Moby Thesaurus words for "resourceful":
Daedalian, Machiavellian, Machiavellic, acute, adaptable, adept,
adjustable, adroit, all-around, ambidextrous, amphibious, apt,
arch, artful, artistic, astute, authoritative, bravura, brilliant,
cagey, canny, clean, clever, coordinated, crack, crackerjack,
crafty, creative, cunning, cute, daedal, deceitful, deep,
deep-laid, deft, designing, dexterous, dextrous, diplomatic,
excellent, expert, fancy, feline, flexible, foxy,
generally capable, good, goodish, graceful, guileful, handy,
imaginative, ingenious, insidious, inventive, knowing, magisterial,
many-sided, masterful, masterly, neat, no mean, pawky, politic,
professional, proficient, quick, quite some, ready, scheming,
serpentine, sharp, shifty, shrewd, skillful, slick, slippery, sly,
smart, smooth, snaky, sneaky, some, sophistical, statesmanlike,
stealthy, strategic, stylish, subtile, subtle, supple, tactful,
tactical, the compleat, the complete, trickish, tricksy, tricky,
two-handed, versatile, virtuoso, vulpine, wary, well-done, wily,