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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

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

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

I'd rather fiddle with my phone for precious seconds than neglect an apostrophe; I'd rather insert a word laboriously keyed out than resort to predictive texting for a - acceptable to some - synonym.
Will Self

You can't think about terrorism without thinking about Palestinian terrorism. Palestinians began international terrorism. It started with them in 1968. They used it as the first resort, not the last resort. They invented it, they perfected it, they benefited from it and they taught the world how to use it and that it would be successful.
Alan Dershowitz
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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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