last resort

Definition of last resort

:something done only if nothing else works
  • Asking for more time should be our last resort.

Word by Word Definitions

last play
  1. : to continue in time

  2. : to remain fresh or unimpaired : endure

  3. : to manage to continue (as in a course of action)

  1. : a form (as of metal or plastic) which is shaped like the human foot and over which a shoe is shaped or repaired

  1. : to shape with a last

  1. : after all others : at the end

  2. : most lately

  3. : in conclusion

  1. : following all the rest

  2. : being the only remaining

  3. : belonging to the final stage (as of life)

  1. : something that is last

resort play
  1. : one that affords aid or refuge : resource

  2. : recourse

  3. : frequent, habitual, or general visiting

  1. : to go especially frequently or habitually : repair

  2. : to have recourse

  1. : to sort again


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