EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

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

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ɹɨˈzɔ(ɹ)t/
  • (file)

NounEdit

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).
    to have resort to violence
  3. (obsolete) A place where one goes habitually; a haunt.
DescendantsEdit
  • Japanese: リゾート (rizōto)
  • Portuguese: resort
  • Spanish: resort
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VerbEdit

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

  1. (intransitive) To have recourse (to), now especially from necessity or frustration.
  2. (intransitive) To fall back; to revert.
    • 1713, Matthew Hale, The History of the Common Law of England:
      The inheritance of the son never resorted to the mother, or to any of her ancestors.
    • 2020 December 2, Paul Bigland, “My weirdest and wackiest Rover yet”, in Rail, page 65:
      I eschew the idea of plugging in my laptop to take notes and resort to old-fashioned pen and paper instead, so that I can enjoy more of the view and not be distracted by bashing a keyboard.
  3. (intransitive) To make one's way, go (to).
    • 1526, William Tyndale, trans. Bible, Matthew XIII:
      The same daye went Jesus out off the housse, and sat by the seesyde, and moch people resorted unto him, so gretly that he went and sat in a shyppe, and all the people stode on the shoore.
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Etymology 2Edit

re- +‎ sort

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

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

  1. (transitive, intransitive) To repeat a sorting process; sort again.
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NounEdit

resort (plural resorts)

  1. An act of sorting again.
    • 1991, Dr. Dobb's journal: software tools for the professional programmer, Volume 16:
      "If further sorting is required, begin anew with opcode = 0. opcode = -3 may be set to build an index file following an initial sort with opcode set to 0, or a resort with opcode set to -1.

Etymology 3Edit

From French ressort.

NounEdit

resort (plural resorts)

  1. (obsolete) Active power or movement; spring.
    • 1625, Francis Bacon, Of Cunning
      Some [] know the resorts and falls of business that cannot sink into the main of it.

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DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from English resort.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

resort n (plural resorts)

  1. A resort (place with recreational environment for holidays).

PolishEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From French ressort.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

resort m inan

  1. government department
    Synonym: ministerstwo
  2. (colloquial) jurisdiction (power or right to exercise authority)
    Synonym: kompetencje

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Further readingEdit

  • resort in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • resort in Polish dictionaries at PWN

PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From English resort.

NounEdit

resort m (plural resorts)

  1. resort (a relaxing environment for people on vacation)

SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From English resort.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /reˈsoɾt/, [reˈsoɾt̪]

NounEdit

resort m (plural resorts)

  1. resort (place for vacation)