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1. resort

verb. ['rɪˈzɔrt, riːˈzɔrt, riːˈsɔrt'] have recourse to.

Synonyms

  • recur
  • utilize
  • employ
  • fall back
  • utilise
  • apply

Antonyms

  • falsify
  • nonworker
  • disservice
  • act

Etymology

  • re- (English)
  • resorten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • resortir (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • sort (English)
  • sorte (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Words that Rhyme with Resort

  • underreport
  • transport
  • misreport
  • teleport
  • vanwart
  • vancourt
  • valcourt
  • rancourt
  • precourt
  • jeancourt
  • extort
  • distort
  • contort
  • consort
  • comport
  • support
  • report
  • purport
  • mccourt
  • mccort
  • laporte
  • laforte
  • import
  • exhort
  • escort
  • deport
  • cavort
  • athwart
  • zwart
  • thwart

Example sentences of the word resort


1. Noun, singular or mass
As a last resort, cover the stuck food with baking soda and make a paste with water.

Quotes containing the word resort


1. Threats are the last resort of a man with no vocabulary.
- Tamora Pierce, Lady Knight

2. Treachery and violence are spears pointed at both ends; they wound those who resort to them worse than their enemies.
- Emily Brontë, Wuthering Heights

3. There's an old joke - um... two elderly women are at a Catskill mountain resort, and one of 'em says, "Boy, the food at this place is really terrible."The other one says, "Yeah, I know; and such small portions."Well, that's essentially how I feel about life - full of loneliness, and misery, and suffering, and unhappiness, and it's all over much too quickly.
- Woody Allen, Annie Hall: Screenplay

2. resort

noun. ['rɪˈzɔrt, riːˈzɔrt, riːˈsɔrt'] a hotel located in a resort area.

Synonyms

  • resort hotel
  • honeymoon resort
  • vacation spot
  • dude ranch
  • ski resort
  • holiday resort
  • hotel
  • resort area

Antonyms

  • uncover
  • defy
  • exempt
  • urban area

Etymology

  • re- (English)
  • resorten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • resortir (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • sort (English)
  • sorte (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

3. resort

noun. ['rɪˈzɔrt, riːˈzɔrt, riːˈsɔrt'] a frequently visited place.

Synonyms

  • stamping ground
  • area
  • hangout
  • country
  • repair
  • gathering place

Antonyms

  • tide
  • advance
  • precede
  • progress

Etymology

  • re- (English)
  • resorten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • resortir (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • sort (English)
  • sorte (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

4. resort

noun. ['rɪˈzɔrt, riːˈzɔrt, riːˈsɔrt'] something or someone turned to for assistance or security.

Synonyms

  • shadow
  • recourse
  • refuge

Antonyms

  • inutility
  • supply
  • refrain
  • fire

Etymology

  • re- (English)
  • resorten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • resortir (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • sort (English)
  • sorte (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

5. resort

noun. ['rɪˈzɔrt, riːˈzɔrt, riːˈsɔrt'] act of turning to for assistance.

Synonyms

  • aid
  • recourse
  • assist
  • refuge
  • assistance

Antonyms

  • inactivity
  • abstain
  • nonfunctional
  • functional

Etymology

  • re- (English)
  • resorten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • resortir (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • sort (English)
  • sorte (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

6. resort

verb. ['rɪˈzɔrt, riːˈzɔrt, riːˈsɔrt'] move, travel, or proceed toward some place.

Synonyms

  • go
  • locomote
  • repair
  • travel

Antonyms

  • worsen
  • break
  • sedate
  • de-energise

Etymology

  • re- (English)
  • resorten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • resortir (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • sort (English)
  • sorte (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
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