resort
Pronunciation
  • IPA: /ɹɨˈzɔ(ɹ)t/
Noun

resort (plural resorts)

  1. A place where people go for recreation, especially one with facilities such as lodgings, entertainment, and a relaxing environment.
  2. Recourse, refuge something or someone turned to for safety.
    to have resort to violence
    • c. 1605–1608, William Shakespeare, “The Life of Tymon of Athens”, in Mr. William Shakespeares Comedies, Histories, & Tragedies: Published According to the True Originall Copies (First Folio), London: Printed by Isaac Iaggard, and Ed[ward] Blount, published 1623, OCLC 606515358 ↗, [Act I, scene i], page 81 ↗, column 2:
      Ioyne with me to forbid him her reſort,
  3. (obsolete) A place where one goes habitually; a haunt.
    • a. 1645, John Milton, “Il Penseroso”, in Poems of Mr. John Milton, […] , London: Printed by Ruth Raworth for Humphrey Moſely,  […], published 1645, OCLC 606951673 ↗, page 40 ↗:
      Far from all reſort of mirth,
Translations
  • French: lieu de vacances, resort
  • German: Kurort, Resort, Ferienort
  • Portuguese: resort
  • Russian: куро́рт
  • Spanish: estación turística, complejo vacacional, resort
Translations Verb

resort (resorts, present participle resorting; past and past participle resorted)

  1. (intransitive) To have recourse (to), now especially from necessity or frustration.
    • The king thought it time to resort to other counsels.
    • 1859, Charles Dickens, A Tale of Two Cities
      He resorted to his pint of wine for consolation, drank it all in a few minutes, and fell asleep on his arms, with his hair straggling over the table […]
  2. (intransitive) To fall back; to revert.
    • The inheritance of the son never resorted to the mother, or to any of her ancestors.
  3. (intransitive) To make one's way, go (to).
    • 1526, William Tyndale, trans. Bible, Matthew XIII:
      The same daye went Jesus out off the housse, and sat by the seesyde, and moch people resorted unto him, so gretly that he went and sat in a shyppe, and all the people stode on the shoore.
Translations Translations Translations Pronunciation
  • IPA: /ˌɹiːˈsɔ(ɹ)t/
Verb

resort (resorts, present participle resorting; past and past participle resorted)

  1. (transitive, intransitive) To repeat a sorting process; sort again.
Translations
  • French: retrier
  • Portuguese: reordenar
  • Spanish: reordenar, realinear, reacomodar
Noun

resort (plural resorts)

  1. An act of sorting again.
    • 1991, Dr. Dobb's journal: software tools for the professional programmer, Volume 16:
      "If further sorting is required, begin anew with opcode = 0. opcode = -3 may be set to build an index file following an initial sort with opcode set to 0, or a resort with opcode set to -1.
Noun

resort (plural resorts)

  1. (obsolete) Active power or movement; spring.
    • 1625, Francis Bacon, Of Cunning
      Some […] know the resorts and falls of business that cannot sink into the main of it.



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