To make one's way, go (to).
To have recourse (to), now especially from necessity or frustration.
- as the last available means
Other Word Forms of Resort
Idioms, Phrasal Verbs Related to Resort
- as a last resort
Origin of Resort
From Middle English resorten, from Old French resortir (“to fall back, return, resort, have recourse, appeal"), back-formation from sortir (“to go out").
Middle English resorten to return from Old French resortir to go out again re- re- sortir to go out
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
re- +"Ž sort
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