verb (used without object)
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Origin of resort
OTHER WORDS FROM resortpre·re·sort, verb (used without object)
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH resortre-sort, resort
Definition for resort (2 of 2)
verb (used with object)
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH re-sortre-sort , resort
Example sentences from the Web for resort
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
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.
Now that the house of lies has collapsed, Armstrong is resorting to that great tradition of the Oprah interview.I Was Deluded to Believe Lance Armstrong When He Denied Doping|Buzz Bissinger|January 14, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Men are seen as weak for resorting to a complaint in the first place.Napolitano ‘Frat House’ Claims, and the Issue of Harassed Males|Allison Yarrow|August 15, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Men with a vote have no valid excuse for resorting to the use of illegal means to fight their battles.The Life and Work of Susan B. Anthony (Volume 2 of 2)|Ida Husted Harper
In card games especially there is always a risk in resorting to manipulation nowadays.Sharps and Flats|John Nevil Maskelyne
They are great fighters, but are also wily, often averting danger by resorting to stratagem.The Sea-beach at Ebb-tide|Augusta Foote Arnold
For you are resorting to this act of treason, not under constraint of necessity, but out of deliberate cowardice.Procopius|Procopius
"Of course I'm not," she said, resorting to tears, as was her wont when at a loss for better weapons of defence.Mildred at Roselands|Martha Finley
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)
Idioms and Phrases with resort
see last resort.