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Noun, Verb (intransitive)


Noun resort has 4 senses

Verb resort has 2 senses


resortn. [F. ressort.].
     Active power or movement; spring.  [1913 Webster]
    "Some . . . know the resorts and falls of business that can not sink into the main of it."  [1913 Webster]
resortv. i. [OF. resortir to withdraw, take refuge, F. ressortir to be in the jurisdiction, LL. resortire; pref. re- re- + L. sortiri to draw lots, obtain by lot, from sors lot. See Sort. The meaning is first to reobtain (by lot), then to gain by appeal to a higher court (as a law term), to appeal, go for protection or refuge.].
  •  To go; to repair; to betake one's self.  [1913 Webster]
    "What men name resort to him?"  [1913 Webster]
  •  To fall back; to revert.  [1913 Webster]
    "The inheritance of the son never resorted to the mother, or to any of her ancestors."  [1913 Webster]
  •  To have recourse; to apply; to one's self for help, relief, or advantage.  [1913 Webster]
    "The king thought it time to resort to other counsels."  [1913 Webster]
resortn. [Cf. F. ressort jurisdiction. See Resort, v.].
  •  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.  [1913 Webster]
    "Join with me to forbid him her resort."  [1913 Webster]
  •  A place to which one betakes himself habitually; a place of frequent assembly; a haunt.  [1913 Webster]
    "Far from all resort of mirth."  [1913 Webster]
  •  That to which one resorts or looks for help; resource; refuge.  [1913 Webster]
Last resort, ultimate means of relief; also, final tribunal; that from which there is no appeal.


resort, n. & v.
1 a place frequented esp. for holidays or for a specified purpose or quality (seaside resort; health resort).
2 a a thing to which one has recourse; an expedient or measure (a taxi was our best resort). b (foll. by to) recourse to; use of (without resort to violence).
3 a tendency to frequent or be frequented (places of great resort).
1 (foll. by to) turn to as an expedient (resorted to threats).
2 (foll. by to) go often or in large numbers to.

in the (or as a) last resort when all else has failed.
resorter n.
ME f. OF resortir (as RE-, sortir come or go out)



ability, action, ad hoc measure, affect, agency, alternative, amusement park, answer, artifice, attend, backup, ballroom, baths, cabaret, cafe chantant, cafe dansant, capacity, capital, casino, club, clubhouse, contrivance, countermove, coup, course of action, dance floor, dance hall, dancing pavilion, demarche, dernier ressort, device, devices, disposable resources, dodge, effort, entertainment industry, expediency, expedient, fall back on, frequent, fun-fair, funds, gambling house, gathering place, gimmick, going between, hang, hang around, hangout, haunt, have recourse to, health resort, hope, improvisation, instrumentality, intermediation, juke joint, jury-rig, jury-rigged expedient, last expedient, last resort, last shift, look to, machinery, makeshift, maneuver, means, measure, mechanism, mediation, meeting place, method, move, night spot, nightclub, nitery, patronize, pis aller, power, purlieu, rallying point, recourse, recourses, refuge, remedy, rendezvous, repair to, reserve, resort to, resorts, resource, resources, retreat, roadhouse, service, shake-up, shift, show biz, show business, solution, spa, springs, stamping, stamping ground, step, stock, stopgap, stratagem, stroke, stroke of policy, substitute, supply, tactic, take to, tavern, temporary expedient, theater, trick, trump, turn to, visit, watering place, ways, ways and means, wherewith, wherewithal, working hypothesis, working proposition




N use, employ, employment, exercise, exercitation, application, appliance, adhibition, disposal, consumption, agency, usufruct, usefulness, benefit, recourse, resort, avail, utilization, service, wear, usage, in use, used, well-worn, well-trodden, useful, subservient.


VB assemble, collect, muster, meet, unite, join, rejoin, cluster, flock, swarm, surge, stream, herd, crowd, throng, associate, congregate, conglomerate, concentrate, precipitate, center round, rendezvous, resort, come together, flock get together, pig together, forgather, huddle, reassemble, assemble, muster, bring together, get together, put together, draw together, scrape together, lump together, collect, collocate, colligate, get, whip in, gather, hold a meeting, convene, convoke, convocate, rake up, dredge, heap, mass, pile, pack, put up, truss, cram, acervate, agglomerate, aggregate, compile, group, aggroup, concentrate, unite, collect into a focus, bring into a focus, amass, accumulate, collect in a dragnet, heap Ossa upon Pelion.


N abode, dwelling, lodging, domicile, residence, apartment, place, digs, pad, address, habitation, where one's lot is cast, local habitation, berth, diggings, seat, lap, sojourn, housing, quarters, headquarters, resiance, tabernacle, throne, ark, home, fatherland, country, homestead, homestall, fireside, hearth, hearth stone, chimney corner, inglenook, ingle side, harem, seraglio, zenana, household gods, lares et penates, roof, household, housing, dulce domum, paternal domicile, native soil, native land, habitat, range, stamping ground, haunt, hangout, biosphere, environment, ecological niche, nest, nidus, snuggery, arbor, bower, lair, den, cave, hole, hiding place, cell, sanctum sanctorum, aerie, eyrie, eyry, rookery, hive, covert, resort, retreat, perch, roost, nidification, kala jagah, bivouac, camp, encampment, cantonment, castrametation, barrack, casemate, casern, tent, building, chamber, xenodochium, tenement, messuage, farm, farmhouse, grange, hacienda, toft, cot, cabin, hut, chalet, croft, shed, booth, stall, hovel, bothy, shanty, dugout, wigwam, pen, barn, bawn, kennel, sty, doghold, cote, coop, hutch, byre, cow house, cow shed, stable, dovecote, columbary, columbarium, shippen, igloo, iglu, jacal, lacustrine dwelling, lacuslake dwelling, lacuspile dwelling, log cabin, log house, shack, shebang, tepee, topek, house, mansion, place, villa, cottage, box, lodge, hermitage, rus in urbe, folly, rotunda, tower, chateau, castle, pavilion, hotel, court, manor-house, capital messuage, hall, palace, kiosk, bungalow, casa, country seat, apartment house, flat house, frame house, shingle house, tenement house, temple, hamlet, village, thorp, dorp, ham, kraal, borough, burgh, town, city, capital, metropolis, suburb, province, country, county town, county seat, courthouse, ghetto, street, place, terrace, parade, esplanade, alameda, board walk, embankment, road, row, lane, alley, court, quadrangle, quad, wynd, close, yard, passage, rents, buildings, mews, square, polygon, circus, crescent, mall, piazza, arcade, colonnade, peristyle, cloister, gardens, grove, residences, block of buildings, market place, place, plaza, anchorage, roadstead, roads, dock, basin, wharf, quay, port, harbor, quarter, parish, assembly room, meetinghouse, pump room, spa, watering place, inn, hostel, hostelry, hotel, tavern, caravansary, dak bungalow, khan, hospice, public house, pub, pot house, mug house, gin mill, gin palace, bar, bar room, barrel house, cabaret, chophouse, club, clubhouse, cookshop, dive, exchange, grill room, saloon, shebeen, coffee house, eating house, canteen, restaurant, buffet, cafe, estaminet, posada, almshouse, poorhouse, townhouse, garden, park, pleasure ground, plaisance, demesne, cage, terrarium, doghouse, pen, aviary, barn, stall, zoo, urban, metropolitan, suburban, provincial, rural, rustic, domestic, cosmopolitan, palatial, eigner Hert ist goldes Werth, even cities have their graves, ubi libertas ibi patria, home sweet home.


N convergence, confluence, concourse, conflux, congress, concurrence, concentration, convergency, appulse, meeting, corradiation, assemblage, resort, asymptote, converging, convergent, confluent, concurrent, centripetal, asymptotical, asymptotic, confluxible.

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