Quantcast
Merriam-Webster Logo
  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
  • Medical
  • Scrabble
  • Spanish Central
  • Learner's Dictionary

Thesaurus

resort

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of resort

  1. 1 a place for spending time or for socializing <the island port was once the resort of smugglers, pirates, and other unsavory characters> Synonyms haunt, purlieu, rendezvous, hangout, stamping ground, stomping groundRelated Words camp, canteen, club, clubhouse, country club, key club, service club, union; harbor, harborage, haven, nest, refuge, retreat, sanctuary

  2. 2 something that one uses to accomplish an end especially when the usual means is not available <use this money only as a last resort> Synonyms expedient, recourse, resourceRelated Words hope, opportunity, possibility, relief; makeshift, replacement, stopgap, substitute





Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up resort? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

to work hard

Get Word of the Day daily email!

WORD GAMES

Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!

image567572573

Which of these is a synonym of unctuous?

prompt oily maudlin angry
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ