resort

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Pronunciation[change]

Noun[change]

Singular
resort

Plural
resorts

  1. Buildings in a scenic area where people can go on vacation or to relax; resorts are like hotels that provide extra entertainment to their guests.
    Dan and Sarah went to an expensive resort in Jamaica for their honeymoon.

Verb[change]

Plain form
resort

Third-person singular
resorts

Past tense
resorted

Past participle
resorted

Present participle
resorting

  1. To choose to do something you don't want to do because you have no other choice.
    All my friends were too busy to help me move so I had to resort to calling a moving company and it cost me $100 dollars an hour!
  2. To sort something again.
    I just sorted these files last week and didn't think I'd have to do it again for awhile, but I had to resort them this morning.

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