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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

To resort to power one need not be violent, and to speak to conscience one need not be meek. The most effective action both resorts to power and engages conscience.
Barbara Deming

I also hear your president say that war is the means of last resort and I think he means that. I met him last autumn and he assured me that they wanted to come through and disarm Iraq by peaceful means, and that's what we are trying to do as hard as we can.
Hans Blix

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

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

Jordan has a strange, haunting beauty and a sense of timelessness. Dotted with the ruins of empires once great, it is the last resort of yesterday in the world of tomorrow. I love every inch of it.
King Hussein I
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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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