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

  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

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