resort


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Synonyms for resort

holiday centre

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recourse to

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  • recourse to
  • turning to
  • the use of
  • appealing to
  • reference to
  • utilizing

resort to something: have recourse to

Synonyms for resort

to look to when in need

to visit regularly

a frequently visited place

that to which one turns for help when in desperation

Synonyms for resort

a frequently visited place

something or someone turned to for assistance or security

Related Words

act of turning to for assistance

have recourse to

move, travel, or proceed toward some place

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References in classic literature ?
The Ghost of Christmas Yet To Come conveyed him, as before -- though at a different time, he thought: indeed, there seemed no order in these latter visions, save that they were in the Future -- into the resorts of business men, but showed him not himself.
In hemmed-in situations, you must resort to stratagem.
Bands of free trappers resort hither also, to sell the furs they have collected; or to engage their services for the next hunting season.
Many of the Tahitians were at first disposed to resort to arms, and drive the invaders from their shores; but more pacific and feebler counsels ultimately prevailed.
They had their great cousins, to be sure, to resort to for comfort; but they must long feel that to flatter and follow others, without being flattered and followed in turn, is but a state of half enjoyment.
I suppose," said Father Brown, turning up his coat-collar and drawing a woollen scarf rather closer round his neck, "that we are approaching a pleasure resort.
But perhaps we shall not have to resort to all this noisy work.
The billiard-room at the Green Dragon was the constant resort of a certain set, most of whom, like our acquaintance Mr.
Beginning in Boston, they were continued in a Boston suburb, on the shores of Lake George, in a Western New York health resort, in Buffalo, in Nahant; once, twice, and thrice in New York, with reversions to Boston, and summer excursions to the hills and waters of New England, until it seemed that their author had at last said his say, and he voluntarily lapsed into silence with the applause of friends and enemies alike.
The Gardens are a tremendous big place, with millions and hundreds of trees, and first you come to the Figs, but you scorn to loiter there, for the Figs is the resort of superior little persons, who are forbidden to mix with the commonalty, and is so named, according to legend, because they dress in full fig.
Those who resort to violence shall suffer from violence.
Do not then deny my request, but make our house your resort and keep company with these young men; we are old friends, and you will be quite at home with us.
With that thought in his heart, Richard Turlington wound his way through the streets by the river-side, and stopped at a blind alley called Green Anchor Lane, infamous to this day as the chosen resort of the most abandoned wretches whom London can produce.
The world, as Milton phrases it, lay all before him; and Jones, no more than Adam, had any man to whom he might resort for comfort or assistance.
I resolved, under the pressing circumstances, to resort to extreme measures.