Men are seen as weak for resorting to a complaint in the first place.
They were punishing Gingrich and Perry for resorting to “left-wing” attacks.
The meaning of a “probability” estimate can be understood by resorting to the last refuge of political metaphors: sports.
But Democrats, trying to fend off a GOP tidal wave, are resorting to highly personal attacks.
Demonstrators accused police of resorting to violence without warning or obvious reason.
Greek medicine arose in the temples of sculapius, whither the sick were in the habit of resorting for the assistance of the god.
But would any number of men have dreamed of resorting to such an expedient?
He was resorting to the raw, low, common tricks of the ordinary outlaw, even to biting at his rider's legs.
So much for resorting to marriage for deliverance from poverty or old maidhood.
By much hard lifting, and by resorting to various expedients, he placed the remains in the box and nailed down the lid.
late 14c., "that to which one has recourse for aid or assistance," from Old French resort "resource, a help, an aid, a remedy," back-formation from resortir "to resort," literally "to go out again," from re- "again" (see re-) + sortir "go out" (see sortie). Meaning "place people go for recreation" is first recorded 1754. Phrase in the last resort (1670s) translates French en dernier ressort, originally of legal appeals.
c.1400, "issue; come out again;" mid-15c., "to go to (someone) for aid," from Old French resortir, from resort (see resort (n.)). Related: Resorted; resorting.