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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

Resort is had to ridicule only when reason is against us.
Thomas Jefferson

What then in the last resort are the truths of mankind? They are the irrefutable errors of mankind.
Friedrich Nietzsche

Judgments, value judgments concerning life, for or against, can in the last resort never be true: they possess value only as symptoms, they come into consideration only as symptoms - in themselves such judgments are stupidities.
Friedrich Nietzsche

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

The last resort of kings, the cannonball. The last resort of the people, the paving stone.
Victor Hugo
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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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