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
Road-tripping families will find many conveniences here, from resort daycare to kids’ nights out to snow tubing and entry-level terrain parks.10 Ski Areas Where You Can Camp in the Parking Lot|Megan Michelson|November 20, 2020|Outside Online
The next morning, we moved our survey to a leafy resort on the island.On a cool night in Malaysia, scientists track mysterious colugos across the treetops|Yao-Hua Law|November 20, 2020|Science News
They’re finding that they have everything they need here and feel safe at the resort.What you should consider before working remotely from a vacation destination|Rachel King|November 14, 2020|Fortune
Tyson launched Tyson Holistic Holdings in 2016, since rebranded the Ranch Companies with a 420-acre marijuana resort called Tyson Ranch planned for the near future.
Meaning the federal government would be the insurer of last resort in a devastating terrorist attack.Many Businesses Thought They Were Insured for a Pandemic. They Weren’t. (Ep. 437)|Stephen J. Dubner|October 29, 2020|Freakonomics
Which indicates that the show still has plenty of life left in it without resorting to such extreme measures.Stop Hating on ‘Modern Family’ (But Also Stop Giving It Emmys)|Jason Lynch|October 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
My goal is to make the case for open carry without resorting to the usual “shall not be infringed” rhetoric.
The meaning of a “probability” estimate can be understood by resorting to the last refuge of political metaphors: sports.You Don’t Need Nate Silver to ‘Predict’ a GOP Win This Fall|Jeff Greenfield|March 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Demonstrators accused police of resorting to violence without warning or obvious reason.
Gupta said patients are resorting to trial and error, and they are forced to discover proper dosage on their own.
The present bar is quite sufficient to bear the increased pressure required in our time, without resorting to any other means.Violins and Violin Makers|Joseph Pearce
"Well, I don't feel inclined that way myself," said Dan, resorting to his tobacco box.The Courier of the Ozarks|Byron A. Dunn
The aristocracy first broke this rule by resorting to force to block the reforms of the Gracchi.The Two Great Republics: Rome and the United States|James Hamilton Lewis
The nullifiers enraged him, and though they abstained from resorting to extreme measures, they continued their threats.Beacon Lights of History, Volume XII|John Lord
I was beginning to feel very anxious, and had decided not to pass that longitude without resorting to desperate measures.The Home of the Blizzard|Douglas Mawson
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.