Definition for RE-SORT'

RE-SORT', n.

  1. The act of going to or making application; betaking one's self; as, a resort to other means of defense; a resort to subterfuges for evasion.
  2. Act of visiting. Join with me to forbid him her resort. – Shak.
  3. Assembly; meeting. – Dryden.
  4. Concourse; frequent assembling; as, a place of resort. – Swift.
  5. The place frequented; as, alehouses are the resorts of the idle and dissolute.
  6. Spring; active power or movement; a Gallicism. [Not in use.] – Bacon. Last resort, ultimate means of relief; also, final tribunal; that from which there is no appeal.

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