resort to

phrasal verb
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of resort to

:to do or use (something) especially because no other choices are possible
  • He had to resort to asking his parents for money.

Word by Word Definitions

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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