Definition of "resorting" []

  • To have recourse (to) for help, use, etc (verb)
  • To go, esp often or habitually; repair (verb)
  • A place to which many people go for recreation, rest, etc (noun)
  • The use of something as a means, help, or recourse (noun)
  • The act of going to a place, esp for recreation, rest, etc (noun)
  • Present participle of resort. (verb) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016 : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "resorting" in a sentence
  • "Republicans are once again resorting to the "be afraid, be very afraid" approach to halting heatlthcare reform."
  • "This is a blatant political attempt by the administration to divert attention from the legitimate resistance to their health care proposals by once again resorting to campaigning against the Bush administration."
  • "Just as with health care reform, Republicans are once again resorting to Frank Luntz's talking points – lies."