Meaning of re-sort

re-sort

Pronunciation: (rē-sôrt'), [key]
— v.t.
  1. to sort or arrange (cards, papers, etc.) again.

re•sort

Pronunciation: (ri-zôrt'), [key]
— v.i.
  1. to have recourse for use, help, or accomplishing something, often as a final available option or resource: to resort to war.
  2. to go, esp. frequently or customarily: a beach to which many people resort.
—n.
  1. a place to which people frequently or generally go for relaxation or pleasure, esp. one providing rest and recreation facilities for vacationers: a popular winter resort.
  2. habitual or general going, as to a place or person.
  3. use of or appeal to some person or thing for aid, satisfaction, service, etc.; resource: to have resort to force; a court of last resort.
  4. a person or thing resorted to for aid, satisfaction, service, etc.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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