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Definition: Without recourse
(r?*k?rs"), n. [F. recours, L. recursus a
running back, return, fr. recurrere, recursum, to run back.
1. A coursing back, or coursing again, along the line of a
previous coursing; renewed course; return; retreat;
recurence. [Obs.] “Swift recourse of flushing blood.”
Unto my first I will have my recourse. --Chaucer.
Preventive physic . . . preventeth sickness in the
healthy, or the recourse thereof in the
valetudinary. --Sir T.
2. Recurrence in difficulty, perplexity, need, or the like;
access or application for aid; resort.
Thus died this great peer, in a time of great
recourse unto him and dependence upon him. --Sir H.
Our last recourse is therefore to our art. --Dryden.
3. Access; admittance. [Obs.]
Give me recourse to him. --Shak.
(Commerce), words sometimes added to the
indorsement of a negotiable instrument to protect the
indorser from liability to the indorsee and subsequent
holders. It is a restricted indorsement.
, prep. [OE. withoute, withouten, AS.
wi[eth]?tan; wi[eth] with, against, toward + ?tan outside,
fr. ?t out. See With
, prep., Out
1. On or at the outside of; out of; not within; as, without
Without the gate
Some drive the cars, and some the coursers rein.
2. Out of the limits of; out of reach of; beyond.
Eternity, before the world and after, is without our
reach. --T. Burnet.
3. Not with; otherwise than with; in absence of, separation
from, or destitution of; not with use or employment of;
independently of; exclusively of; with omission; as,
without labor; without damage.
I wolde it do withouten negligence. --Chaucer.
Wise men will do it without a law. --Bacon.
Without the separation of the two monarchies, the
most advantageous terms . . . must end in our
There is no living with thee nor without thee.
To do without
. See under Do
[a translation of L. sine die], without the
appointment of a day to appear or assemble again; finally;
as, the Fortieth Congress then adjourned without day.
. See under Recourse