Re`sort´   Pronunciation: r?`z?rt´
n.1.Active power or movement; spring.
v. i.1.To go; to repair; to betake one's self.
[imp. & p. p. Resorted; p. pr. & vb. n. Resorting.]
What men name resort to him?
- Shak.
2.To fall back; to revert.
3.To have recourse; to apply; to one's self for help, relief, or advantage.
The king thought it time to resort to other counsels.
- Clarendon.
n.1.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.
Join with me to forbid him her resort.
- Shak.
2.A place to which one betakes himself habitually; a place of frequent assembly; a haunt.
Far from all resort of mirth.
- Milton.
3.That to which one resorts or looks for help; resource; refuge.
Last resort
ultimate means of relief; also, final tribunal; that from which there is no appeal.
Noun1.Resortresort - a hotel located in a resort area
2.resort - a frequently visited place
3.resort - something or someone turned to for assistance or security; "his only recourse was the police"; "took refuge in lying"
Synonyms: recourse, refuge
4.resort - act of turning to for assistance; "have recourse to the courts"; "an appeal to his uncle was his last resort"
Synonyms: recourse, refuge
Verb1.resort - have recourse to; "The government resorted to rationing meat"
Synonyms: recur, fall back
2.resort - move, travel, or proceed toward some place; "He repaired to his cabin in the woods"
Synonyms: repair

RESORT. The authority or jurisdiction of a court. The supreme court of the United States is a court of the last resort.

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