Origin of resort
OTHER WORDS FROM resortpre·re·sort, verb (used without object)
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH resortre-sort, resort
Other definitions for resort (2 of 2)
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH re-sortre-sort , resort
How to use resort in a sentence
Since the mid-1990s, luxury has been the winning play in the ski “resort” business—ski resorts being a breed apart from ski “areas.”How COVID-19 Could Actually Be Good for Skiing|Marc Peruzzi|November 20, 2020|Outside Online
Most resorts don’t allow for overnight parking, but we found ten ski hills across the country that have dedicated lots for your cabin on wheels.10 Ski Areas Where You Can Camp in the Parking Lot|Megan Michelson|November 20, 2020|Outside Online
In 2017, Miard visited Langkawi, famous for its beaches and paddy fields, where she saw colugos “everywhere” — in orchards, on golf courses, at resorts and along well-traveled village roads.On a cool night in Malaysia, scientists track mysterious colugos across the treetops|Yao-Hua Law|November 20, 2020|Science News
The getaway was rated as the safest travel option by consumers surveyed by the Cairn Consulting Group for Kampgrounds of America, finishing far ahead of resorts, hotels, Airbnb and air travel.Backing up a trailer is really hard, but this $100,000 SUV offers a new solution|Dan Carney|November 19, 2020|Popular-Science
Beginning in the 1950s, Fire Island emerged as a premier summer retreat, and remains a retreat destination for many today, with its beautiful beaches, resorts, shopping, fine dining, and activities for all interests.Fire Island Pines: One Of America’s First LGBTQ Coastal Towns|LGBTQ-Editor|November 18, 2020|No Straight News
Why had teachers at Jamaica High School resorted to overusing 911 for common classroom disruptions?Red Tape Is Strangling Good Samaritans|Philip K. Howard|December 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It got so bad, that the school resorted to “Groupon-like services” to fill seats.Is Any College Football Coach Worth $60 Million? Jim Harbaugh Is|Jesse Lawrence|December 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The document said Wright was condescending and had “resorted to name-calling,” though no examples were offered.Two Texas Regulators Tried to Enforce the Rules. They Were Fired.|David Hasemyer, InsideClimate News|December 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Many have been victims of crime but they have not resorted to sleeping with firearms under their pillows.Will Oscar Pistorius Still Get Jail Time?|Kelly Berold|September 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
So, miserably, he resorted to the autocue, and even this he turned into a disaster.Justin Bieber's Abs Cannot Save Him|Tim Teeman|September 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
No accidental relations of parts of names is resorted to, as was done in the case of the American Presidents.
Mademoiselle had incontinently refused, and madame, to win her compliance, had resorted to threats.St. Martin's Summer|Rafael Sabatini
Synthesis will be sometimes hereafter resorted to to connect in our minds an event to its date.
These devices are rarely resorted to, but if ever used, they must be thoroughly assimilated.
By a device resorted to in each separate case to help make a more vivid First Impression.
British Dictionary definitions for resort (1 of 2)
Derived forms of resortresorter, noun
Word Origin for resort
British Dictionary definitions for resort (2 of 2)
Other Idioms and Phrases with resort
see last resort.