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Definition of Resort

Resort

  1. Active power or movement; spring.
  2. To go; to repair; to betake one's self.
  3. To fall back; to revert.
  4. To have recourse; to apply; to one's self for help, relief, or advantage.
  5. 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.
  6. A place to which one betakes himself habitually; a place of frequent assembly; a haunt.
  7. That to which one resorts or looks for help; resource; refuge.

Resort Quotations

All the problems of the world could be settled easily if men were only willing to think. The trouble is that men very often resort to all sorts of devices in order not to think, because thinking is such hard work.
Thomas J. Watson

What we know about the destination resort business is clearly established. But it's all about one thing, and one thing only. All of the razzmatazz and jazz we hear about facilities and everything else doesn't amount to a hill of beans. It's customer experience that determines the longevity and endurance of these enterprises.
Steve Wynn

In the last few years, the very idea of telling the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth is dredged up only as a final resort when the alternative options of deception, threat and bribery have all been exhausted.
Michael Musto

The Federal Government should be the last resort, not the first. Ask if a potential program is truly a federal responsibility or whether it can better be handled privately, by voluntary organizations, or by local or state governments.
Donald Rumsfeld

It is now quite lawful for a Catholic woman to avoid pregnancy by a resort to mathematics, though she is still forbidden to resort to physics or chemistry.
H. L. Mencken
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Resort Translations

resort in German is sich begeben, umsortieren
resort in Spanish is recurso
resort in Swedish is ta sin tillflykt, tillflykt
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