Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun resort

4 senses of resort

Sense 1
resort, resort hotel, holiday resort -- (a hotel located in a resort area)
       => hotel -- (a building where travelers can pay for lodging and meals and other services)

Sense 2
haunt, hangout, resort, repair, stamping ground -- (a frequently visited place)
       => area, country -- (a particular geographical region of indefinite boundary (usually serving some special purpose or distinguished by its people or culture or geography); "it was a mountainous area"; "Bible country")

Sense 3
recourse, refuge, resort -- (something or someone turned to for assistance or security; "his only recourse was the police"; "took refuge in lying")
       => resource -- (a source of aid or support that may be drawn upon when needed; "the local library is a valuable resource")

Sense 4
recourse, resort, refuge -- (act of turning to for assistance; "have recourse to the courts"; "an appeal to his uncle was his last resort")
       => aid, assist, assistance, help -- (the activity of contributing to the fulfillment of a need or furtherance of an effort or purpose; "he gave me an assist with the housework"; "could not walk without assistance"; "rescue party went to their aid"; "offered his help in unloading")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb resort

2 senses of resort

Sense 1
fall back, resort, recur -- (have recourse to; "The government resorted to rationing meat")
       => use, utilize, utilise, apply, employ -- (put into service; make work or employ for a particular purpose or for its inherent or natural purpose; "use your head!"; "we only use Spanish at home"; "I can't use this tool"; "Apply a magnetic field here"; "This thinking was applied to many projects"; "How do you utilize this tool?"; "I apply this rule to get good results"; "use the plastic bags to store the food"; "He doesn't know how to use a computer")

Sense 2
repair, resort -- (move, travel, or proceed toward some place; "He repaired to his cabin in the woods")
       => travel, go, move, locomote -- (change location; move, travel, or proceed, also metaphorically; "How fast does your new car go?"; "We travelled from Rome to Naples by bus"; "The policemen went from door to door looking for the suspect"; "The soldiers moved towards the city in an attempt to take it before night fell"; "news travelled fast")

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