The definition of a resort is a vacation place, often with food and entertainment.(noun)
Resort is defined as to turn to something or someone for help, often in a desperate way.(verb)
An example of resort is to turn to stealing to supply one's family with food.
See resort in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME resorten < OFr resortir < re-, again + sortir, to go out: see sortie
Origin: ME < OFr < the v.
See resort in American Heritage Dictionary 4
intransitive verb re·sort·ed, re·sort·ing, re·sorts
Origin: Middle English resorten, to return
Origin: , from Old French resortir, to go out again
Origin: : re-, re-
Origin: + sortir, to go out.
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