as a final resort


as a final resort
as a first (or last or final) resort before anything else is attempted (or when all else has failed).
Main Entry: resort

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  • as a first (or last or final) resort — before anything else is attempted (or when all else has failed). → resort …   English new terms dictionary

  • as a last/final resort — ► as a first (or last or final) resort before anything else is attempted (or when all else has failed). Main Entry: ↑resort …   English terms dictionary

  • resort — ► VERB (resort to) ▪ turn to and adopt (a strategy or course of action) so as to resolve a difficult situation. ► NOUN 1) a place frequented for holidays or recreation. 2) the action of resorting to something. 3) a strategy or course of action. ● …   English terms dictionary

  • resort — re|sort1 W3 [rıˈzo:t US o:rt] n [Date: 1300 1400; : Old French; Origin: resortir to come back, resort , from sortir to go out ] 1.) a place where a lot of people go for holidays seaside/beach/ski etc resort ▪ Aspen, a ski resort in Colorado ▪… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • resort — verb (resort to) 1》 turn to and adopt (a course of action) so as to resolve a difficult situation. 2》 formal go often or in large numbers to. noun 1》 a place frequented for holidays or leisure activities. 2》 the action of resorting to something.… …   English new terms dictionary

  • Resort — Re*sort (r?*z?rt ), n. [Cf. F. ressort jurisdiction. See {Resort}, v.] 1. The act of going to, or making application; a betaking one s self; the act of visiting or seeking; recourse; as, a place of popular resort; often figuratively; as, to have… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • resort — I verb To frequent; to go, especially to go frequently, customarily, or usually. To have recourse; to look to for relief or help II noun Recourse; a person or thing that is looked to for help. A place of frequent assembly; a haunt. U. S. ex rel.… …   Black's law dictionary