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English noun: resort

1. resort (location) a hotel located in a resort area


Synonymsholiday resort, resort hotel


Broader (hypernym)hotel


Narrower (hyponym)dude ranch, honeymoon resort, ski resort


Part meronymplayground, resort area, vacation spot

2. resort (location) a frequently visited place


Synonymshangout, haunt, repair, stamping ground


Broader (hypernym)area, country


Narrower (hyponym)gathering place

3. resort (attribute) something or someone turned to for assistance or security


SamplesHis only recourse was the police.
Took refuge in lying.


Synonymsrecourse, refuge


Broader (hypernym)resource


Narrower (hyponym)shadow

4. resort (act) act of turning to for assistance


SamplesHave recourse to the courts.
An appeal to his uncle was his last resort.


Synonymsrecourse, refuge


Broader (hypernym)aid, assist, assistance, help


English verb: resort

1. resort (social) have recourse to


SamplesThe government resorted to rationing meat.


Synonymsfall back, recur


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)apply, employ, use, utilise, utilize

2. resort (motion) move, travel, or proceed toward some place


SamplesHe repaired to his cabin in the woods.


Synonymsrepair


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)go, locomote, move, travel









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