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resort

re·sort

resort

 
 
pronunciation:
rih zort
parts of speech:
intransitive verb, noun
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part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: resorted, resorting, resorts
definition 1: to go or turn to for help or remedy, often as one's last recourse.
She resorted to drinking seawater.
synonyms:
turn
similar words:
avail oneself of, look, repair
definition 2: to go to or attend frequently or by habit.
similar words:
betake, frequent, haunt, patronize, repair
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a place providing facilities for rest and relaxation to those on vacation.
 
definition 2: appeal to someone or something, as for help; recourse.
synonyms:
recourse
definition 3: a person or thing that is approached for help.
synonyms:
help, recourse
similar words:
refuge
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