resort to

Definition of resort to

  1. :  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

resortplay
  1. :  one that affords aid or refuge :  resource

    :  recourse

    :  frequent, habitual, or general visiting

  1. :  to go especially frequently or habitually :  repair

    :  to have recourse


Learn More about resort to


Seen and Heard

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

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

sad or melancholy

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!