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re·sort

 (rĭ-zôrt′)
intr.v. re·sort·ed, re·sort·ing, re·sorts
1. To turn to or make use of a person, strategy, or course of action for help or as a means of achieving something: The government resorted to censorship of the press.
2. To go, especially customarily or frequently; repair: "The whale-bone whales can at last resort to their Polar citadels" (Herman Melville).
n.
1. A place frequented by people for relaxation or recreation: a ski resort.
2. A customary or frequent going or gathering: a popular place of resort.
3.
a. The act of turning to a person or thing for help or as a means of achieving something; recourse: raised the money without resort to borrowing.
b. One turned to or made use of for aid or relief: I would ask him only as a last resort.

[Middle English resorten, to return, from Old French resortir, to go out again : re-, re- + sortir, to go out.]

resort

(rɪˈzɔːt)
vb (intr)
1. (usually foll by to) to have recourse (to) for help, use, etc: to resort to violence.
2. to go, esp often or habitually; repair: to resort to the beach.
n
3. a place to which many people go for recreation, rest, etc: a holiday resort.
4. the use of something as a means, help, or recourse
5. the act of going to a place, esp for recreation, rest, etc
6. last resort the last possible course of action open to one
[C14: from Old French resortir to come out again, from re- + sortir to emerge]
reˈsorter n

re•sort

(rɪˈzɔrt)

v.i.
1. to have recourse for use, help, or accomplishing something, often as a final option: to resort to war.
2. to go, esp. frequently or customarily: a beach to which many people resort.
n.
3. a place with facilities for vacationers.
4. habitual or general going, as to a place or person.
5. recourse; resource: a court of last resort.
6. a person or thing resorted to for aid, satisfaction, service, etc.
[1325–75; Middle English < Old French resortir=re- re- + sortir to go out]

Resort

 people who resort or go together to a place. See also concourse.
Examples: resort of ladies and damoyles, 1470; of learned men, 1817; of men of talents, 1806; of abundance of merchants, 1630; of politicians, 1768; of swordsmen, 1768.

resort


Past participle: resorted
Gerund: resorting

Imperative
resort
resort
Present
I resort
you resort
he/she/it resorts
we resort
you resort
they resort
Preterite
I resorted
you resorted
he/she/it resorted
we resorted
you resorted
they resorted
Present Continuous
I am resorting
you are resorting
he/she/it is resorting
we are resorting
you are resorting
they are resorting
Present Perfect
I have resorted
you have resorted
he/she/it has resorted
we have resorted
you have resorted
they have resorted
Past Continuous
I was resorting
you were resorting
he/she/it was resorting
we were resorting
you were resorting
they were resorting
Past Perfect
I had resorted
you had resorted
he/she/it had resorted
we had resorted
you had resorted
they had resorted
Future
I will resort
you will resort
he/she/it will resort
we will resort
you will resort
they will resort
Future Perfect
I will have resorted
you will have resorted
he/she/it will have resorted
we will have resorted
you will have resorted
they will have resorted
Future Continuous
I will be resorting
you will be resorting
he/she/it will be resorting
we will be resorting
you will be resorting
they will be resorting
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been resorting
you have been resorting
he/she/it has been resorting
we have been resorting
you have been resorting
they have been resorting
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been resorting
you will have been resorting
he/she/it will have been resorting
we will have been resorting
you will have been resorting
they will have been resorting
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been resorting
you had been resorting
he/she/it had been resorting
we had been resorting
you had been resorting
they had been resorting
Conditional
I would resort
you would resort
he/she/it would resort
we would resort
you would resort
they would resort
Past Conditional
I would have resorted
you would have resorted
he/she/it would have resorted
we would have resorted
you would have resorted
they would have resorted
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.resort - a hotel located in a resort arearesort - a hotel located in a resort area  
hotel - a building where travelers can pay for lodging and meals and other services
dude ranch - a holiday resort offering ranch activities (riding and camping)
honeymoon resort - a resort that caters to newlyweds; "Niagra Falls is a well-known honeymoon resort"
playground, resort area, vacation spot - an area where many people go for recreation
ski resort - a resort with lodging and facilities for skiing
2.resort - a frequently visited place
area, country - a particular geographical region of indefinite boundary (usually serving some special purpose or distinguished by its people or culture or geography); "it was a mountainous area"; "Bible country"
gathering place - a favorite haunt where people gather
3.resort - something or someone turned to for assistance or security; "his only recourse was the police"; "took refuge in lying"
resource - a source of aid or support that may be drawn upon when needed; "the local library is a valuable resource"
shadow - refuge from danger or observation; "he felt secure in his father's shadow"
4.resort - act of turning to for assistance; "have recourse to the courts"; "an appeal to his uncle was his last resort"
assist, assistance, help, aid - the activity of contributing to the fulfillment of a need or furtherance of an effort or purpose; "he gave me an assist with the housework"; "could not walk without assistance"; "rescue party went to their aid"; "offered his help in unloading"
Verb1.resort - have recourse to; "The government resorted to rationing meat"
apply, employ, use, utilise, utilize - put into service; make work or employ for a particular purpose or for its inherent or natural purpose; "use your head!"; "we only use Spanish at home"; "I can't use this tool"; "Apply a magnetic field here"; "This thinking was applied to many projects"; "How do you utilize this tool?"; "I apply this rule to get good results"; "use the plastic bags to store the food"; "He doesn't know how to use a computer"
2.resort - move, travel, or proceed toward some place; "He repaired to his cabin in the woods"
go, locomote, move, travel - change location; move, travel, or proceed, also metaphorically; "How fast does your new car go?"; "We travelled from Rome to Naples by bus"; "The policemen went from door to door looking for the suspect"; "The soldiers moved towards the city in an attempt to take it before night fell"; "news travelled fast"

resort

noun
1. course, hope, chance, alternative, possibility, expedient the option of force as a last resort
2. holiday centre, spot, retreat, haunt, refuge, tourist centre, watering place (Brit.) a genteel resort on the south coast
3. recourse to, turning to, the use of, appealing to, reference to, utilizing without resort to illegal methods
resort to something

resort

verb
1. To look to when in need:
2. To visit regularly:
Slang: hang out.
noun
1. A frequently visited place:
Slang: hangout.
2. That to which one turns for help when in desperation:
Translations
مَصِيفمُنْتَجَعيَلْجأ إلى، يَعْمَد إلى
letoviskouchýlit se
feriestedty til
lomakohde
odmaralište
folyamodiküdülõhely
ferîamannastaîurgrípa til
行楽地
휴양지
blogiausiu atvejukurortas
ķertieskūrorts
letovisko
letoviščešportno središčezadnje sredstvo
semesteranläggning
สถานที่ตากอากาศ
khu nghỉ

resort

[rɪˈzɔːt]
A. N
1. (= recourse) → recurso m
as a last resort; in the last resortcomo último recurso
without resort to forcesin recurrir a la fuerza
2. (= place) → lugar m de reunión
holiday resort (= area, town) → lugar m turístico; (= complex, hotel) → complejo m turístico
it is a resort of thieveses lugar frecuentado por los ladrones, es donde se reúnen los ladrones
see also seaside
B. VI
1. (= have recourse to) → recurrir (to a) to resort to violencerecurrir a la violencia
then they resorted to throwing stonespasaron luego a tirar piedras
then you resort to me for helpasí que acudes a mí a pedir ayuda
2. (= frequent, visit) to resort tofrecuentar

resort

[rɪˈzɔːrt]
n
(= place) → station f de vacances
It's a resort on the Costa del Sol → C'est une station de vacances sur la Costa del Sol.
a seaside resort → une station balnéaire
a mountain resort → une station de montagne
a ski resort → une station de ski
a winter sports resort → une station de sports d'hiver
an island resort → une île de villégiature resort hotel, resort town
(= recourse) → recours m
without resort to sth → sans recourir à qch
as a last resort → en dernier recours
in the last resort → en dernier ressort
resort to
vt fus [+ violence, war, force, drugs, the courts] → recourir à, avoir recours à
to resort to doing sth
Some schools have resorted to recruiting teachers from overseas → Certaines écoles ont recouru au recrutement d'enseignants étrangers.resort hotel nhôtel m de tourismeresort town nville f de villégiature

resort

n
(= recourse)Ausweg m; (= thing, action resorted to)Rettung f, → Ausweg m; without resort to violenceohne Gewaltanwendung; as a last resortals Letztes; in the last resortim schlimmsten Fall, wenn alle Stricke reißen (inf); you were my last resortdu warst meine letzte Rettung
(= place)Urlaubsort m; coastal resortSeebad nt; seaside resortSeebad nt; summer resortSommerurlaubsort m; winter sports resortWintersportort m ? health resort, holiday resort
vi
(= have recourse) to resort to somethingzu etw greifen; to resort to somebodysich an jdn wenden; to resort to violenceGewalt anwenden, gewalttätig werden; to resort to begging/stealing/swearingsich aufs Betteln/Stehlen/Fluchen verlegen
(= frequent) to resort to a placehäufig an einem Ort verkehren

resort

[rɪˈzɔːt]
1. n
a. (recourse) → ricorso; (thing resorted to) → risorsa
without resort to force → senza ricorrere or far ricorso alla forza
in the last resort, as a last resort → come ultima risorsa
b. (place) → località f inv
holiday resort → località di villeggiatura
seaside/winter sports resort → stazione f balneare/di sport invernali
2. vi to resort to (violence, treachery) → far ricorso a
to resort to drink/stealing → mettersi or ridursi a bere/rubare

resort

(rəˈzoːt) verb
(with to) to begin to use, do etc as a way of solving a problem etc when other methods have failed. He couldn't persuade people to do what he wanted, so he resorted to threats of violence.
noun
a place visited by many people (especially for holidays). Brighton is a popular (holiday) resort.
as a last resort
when all other methods etc have failed. If we can't get the money in any other way, I suppose we could, as a last resort, sell the car

resort

مَصِيف letovisko feriested Erholungsort θέρετρο centro turístico lomakohde station touristique odmaralište luogo di villeggiatura 行楽地 휴양지 vakantieoord feriested kurort resort курорт semesteranläggning สถานที่ตากอากาศ tatil yeri khu nghỉ 胜地

resort

n. recurso;
health ___lugar de recuperación física;
the last ___el último ___;
v. acudir, pedir ayuda, recurrir.

resort

n recurso; (spa) balneario, spa m; last — último recurso
References in classic literature ?
So assured, indeed, is the fact concerning the periodicalness of the sperm whale's resorting to given waters, that many hunters believe that, could he be closely observed and studied throughout the world; were the logs for one voyage of the entire whale fleet carefully collated, then the migrations of the sperm whale would be found to correspond in invariability to those of the herring-shoals or the flights of swallows.
She had no difficulty in procuring Isabella's invitation; and she was fortunate in having a sufficient reason for asking it, without resorting to invention.
Linton summoned me, and with great difficulty, and after resorting to many means, we managed to restore her to sensation; but she was all bewildered; she sighed, and moaned, and knew nobody.
When this strain of music sounded, all the things that Ghost had shown him, came upon his mind; he softened more and more; and thought that if he could have listened to it often, years ago, he might have cultivated the kindnesses of life for his own happiness with his own hands, without resorting to the sexton's spade that buried Jacob Marley.
That perhaps it was a little indecent that the principal registrar of all, whose duty it was to find the public, constantly resorting to this place, all needful accommodation, should be an enormous sinecurist in virtue of that post (and might be, besides, a clergyman, a pluralist, the holder of a staff in a cathedral, and what not), - while the public was put to the inconvenience of which we had a specimen every afternoon when the office was busy, and which we knew to be quite monstrous.