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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 re·sort /rɪˈzɔrt/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Re·sort, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Resorted; p. pr. & vb. n. Resorting.]
 1. To go; to repair; to betake one's self.
    What men name resort to him?   --Shak.
 2. To fall back; to revert. [Obs.]
    The inheritance of the son never resorted to the mother, or to any of her ancestors.   --Sir M. Hale.
 3. To have recourse; to apply; to one's self for help, relief, or advantage.
    The king thought it time to resort to other counsels.   --Clarendon.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Re·sort n.  Active power or movement; spring. [A Gallicism] [Obs.]
    Some . . . know the resorts and falls of business that can not sink into the main of it.   --Bacon.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Re·sort n.
 1. The act of going to, or making application; a betaking one's self; the act of visiting or seeking; recourse; as, a place of popular resort; -- often figuratively; as, to have resort to force.
    Join with me to forbid him her resort.   --Shak.
 2. A place to which one betakes himself habitually; a place of frequent assembly; a haunt.
    Far from all resort of mirth.   --Milton.
 3. That to which one resorts or looks for help; resource; refuge.
 Last resort, ultimate means of relief; also, final tribunal; that from which there is no appeal.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a hotel located in a resort area [syn: resort hotel, holiday
      2: a frequently visited place [syn: haunt, hangout, repair,
          stamping ground]
      3: something or someone turned to for assistance or security;
         "his only recourse was the police"; "took refuge in lying"
         [syn: recourse, refuge]
      4: act of turning to for assistance; "have recourse to the
         courts"; "an appeal to his uncle was his last resort"
         [syn: recourse, refuge]
      v 1: have recourse to; "The government resorted to rationing
           meat" [syn: fall back, recur]
      2: move, travel, or proceed toward some place; "He repaired to
         his cabin in the woods" [syn: repair]