Active power or movement; spring.
- To have recourse: The government resorted to censorship of the press.
- To go customarily or frequently; repair.
- A place frequented by people for relaxation or recreation: a ski resort.
- A customary or frequent going or gathering: a popular place of resort.
- The act of turning to for aid or relief; recourse: raised the money without resort to borrowing.
- One turned to for aid or relief: I would ask him only as a last resort.