Definitions for resortrɪˈzɔrt
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
to have recourse for use, help, or accomplishing something, often as a final option:
to resort to war.
to go, esp. frequently or customarily:
a beach to which many people resort.
(n.)a place with facilities for vacationers.
habitual or general going, as to a place or person.
a court of last resort.
a person or thing resorted to for aid, satisfaction, service, etc.
Origin of resort:
1325–75; ME < OF resortir=re-re - +sortir to go out
resort, resort hotel, holiday resort(noun)
a hotel located in a resort area
haunt, hangout, resort, repair, stamping ground(noun)
a frequently visited place
recourse, refuge, resort(noun)
something or someone turned to for assistance or security
"his only recourse was the police"; "took refuge in lying"
recourse, resort, refuge(verb)
act of turning to for assistance
"have recourse to the courts"; "an appeal to his uncle was his last resort"
fall back, resort, recur(verb)
have recourse to
"The government resorted to rationing meat"
move, travel, or proceed toward some place
"He repaired to his cabin in the woods"
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
a popular vacation destination
a ski/beach resort
the last thing you will do after trying everything else
I would only borrow money as a last resort.
to choose to do sth unpleasant to deal with a problem
He would never resort to violence.
an act of resorting
to repeat a sorting process, see sort
active power or movement; spring
to go; to repair; to betake one's self
to fall back; to revert
to have recourse; to apply; to one's self for help, relief, or advantage
the act of going to, or making application; a betaking one's self; the act of visiting or seeking; recourse; as, a place of popular resort; -- often figuratively; as, to have resort to force
a place to which one betakes himself habitually; a place of frequent assembly; a haunt
that to which one resorts or looks for help; resource; refuge
The Foolish Dictionary, by Gideon Wurdz
(SUMMER) A place where the tired grow more tired. From Eng. _rest_, and Grk. _orizo_, to limit. A place where rest is limited.
Translations for resort
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
a place visited by many people (especially for holidays)
Brighton is a popular (holiday) resort.
- local de veraneioPortuguese (BR)
- der OrtGerman
- feriested; -stedDanish
- centro turístico, lugar de veraneoSpanish
- استراحتگاهخ؛ پاتوقFarsi
- lieu de vacancesFrench
- אָתַר נוֹפֶשHebrew
- सैरगाह, गमन स्थानHindi
- ljetovalište, kupališteCroatian
- tempat peristirahatanIndonesian
- (luogo di vacanza)Italian
- kawasan peranginanMalay
- feriested, badestedNorwegian
- kurort, miejscowość wypoczynkowaPolish
- استراحتگاهخ؛ پاتوقPersian
- دهواخوارۍ ځاىPashto
- local de veraneioPortuguese
- излюбленное место; курортRussian
- tillhåll, turistortSwedish
- tatil yeriTurkish
- 度假勝地Chinese (Trad.)
- سیر و تفریح کی جگہUrdu
- nơi nghỉ ngơiVietnamese
- 度假胜地Chinese (Simp.)
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