- 1. 必須 Do you often have to go to the dentist? 你得時常去牙科醫生那兒嗎？
- (表示義務或責任)不得不, 只得 I have got to go to work by bus tomorrow. 我明天得坐公共汽車去上班。 Why have you got to take these tablets? 你為什麼要吃這些藥片?
- 【文】求助於某人/某事物, 獲得來自某人/某事物的援助 The sick man had recourse to drugs to lessen his pain. 病人靠藥來減輕痛苦。
- 可獨自使用某人/某物, 得以獨享 With my parents away I have the house to myself. 由於我父母不在, 我可以獨自使用這所房子。
- 依靠 The sick man had recourse to drugs to lessen his pain. 病人靠藥來減輕痛苦。