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Definition resort

Etymology 1

From Middle English resorten, from Old French resortir (“to fall back, return, resort, have recourse, appeal”), back-formation from sortir (“to go out”).

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).
  3. (obsolete) A place where one goes habitually; a haunt.
Verb

resort (third-person singular simple present resorts, present participle resorting, simple past and past participle resorted)

  1. To have recourse (to), now especially from necessity or frustration.
  2. To fall back; to revert.
  3. To make one's way, go (to).

Etymology 2

re- +‎ sort

Verb

resort (third-person singular simple present resorts, present participle resorting, simple past and past participle resorted)

  1. To repeat a sorting process; sort again.
Noun

resort (plural resorts)

  1. An act of sorting again.

Etymology 3

French ressort.

Noun

resort (plural resorts)

  1. (obsolete) Active power or movement; spring.

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