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1 turning to something for help or assistance 2 something we use or do to, for help.
英语解释:the act of seeking assistance from somebody or something else in a time of difficulty
Recourse to something is turning to something for help or for use. You seek recourse to something if you use it to help you out of a situation. 'He sought recourse to drinking to get rid of his depression.� This means that to forget his depression he took to drinking. A thing that you use to help you in utter need is also recourse. A person�s only recourse may be lying if that alone can save their life.
- In danger of being attacked by the robbers, he sought recourse to the protection of the thick cluster of bushes nearby.
- His only recourse in the circumstances was to earn money by donating one of his kidneys.