- to go; esp., to go often, customarily, or generally
- to have recourse; go or turn (to) for use, help, support, etc.: to resort to harsh measures
Origin of resortMiddle English resorten from Old French resortir from re-, again + sortir, to go out: see sortie
- a place to which people go often or generally, esp. one for rest or recreation, as on a vacation
- a frequent, customary, or general going, gathering together, or visiting: a place of general resort
- a person or thing that one goes or turns to for help, support, etc.
- a going or turning for help, support, etc.; recourse: to have resort to relatives
Origin of resortME < OFr < the v.
as a last resort