What is Resort ?

Resort is (noun) 1. a place where people go on holiday a famous Swiss ski resort Crowds have been flocking to the resorts on the south coast. 2. as a or in the last resort when everything else fails Having tried everything without success, he accepted her offer as a last resort. (verb) to resort to to use something in a difficult situation, when everything else has failed In the end the police had to resort to using tear gas.


source: Easier English, Student Dictionary Upper Intermediate Level