Resort vs Peal - What's the difference?

resort | peal |


In obsolete|lang=en terms the difference between resort and peal

is that resort is (obsolete) active power or movement; spring while peal is (obsolete) to appeal.

As nouns the difference between resort and peal

is that resort is a place where people go for recreation, especially one with facilities]] such as [[lodging|lodgings, entertainment, and a relaxing environment or resort can be an act of sorting again or resort can be (obsolete) active power or movement; spring while peal is a loud sound, or a succession of loud sounds, as of bells, thunder, cannon, shouts, laughter, of a multitude, etc or peal can be a small salmon; a grilse; a sewin.

As verbs the difference between resort and peal

is that resort is to have recourse (to), now especially from necessity or frustration or resort can be to repeat a sorting process; sort again while peal is to sound with a peal or peals.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

resort

English

Etymology 1

From (etyl) .

Noun

(en noun)
  • A place where people go for recreation, especially one with facilities]] such as [[lodging, lodgings, entertainment, and a relaxing environment.
  • Recourse, refuge (something or someone turned to for safety).
  • to have resort to violence
  • * Shakespeare
  • Join with me to forbid him her resort .
  • (obsolete) A place where one goes habitually; a haunt.
  • * Milton
  • far from all resort of mirth

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • To have recourse (to), now especially from necessity or frustration.
  • * Clarendon
  • The king thought it time to resort to other counsels.
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  • To fall back; to revert.
  • * Sir M. Hale
  • The inheritance of the son never resorted to the mother, or to any of her ancestors.
  • To make one's way, go (to).
  • * 1526 , William Tyndale, trans. Bible , Matthew XIII:
  • The same daye went Jesus out off the housse, and sat by the seesyde, and moch people resorted unto him, so gretly that he went and sat in a shyppe, and all the people stode on the shoore.
    Derived terms
    * last resort

    Etymology 2

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • to repeat a sorting process; sort again
  • Noun

    (en noun)
  • An act of sorting again.
  • * 1991, Dr. Dobb's journal: software tools for the professional programmer , Volume 16:
  • "If further sorting is required, begin anew with opcode = 0. opcode = -3 may be set to build an index file following an initial sort with opcode set to 0, or a resort with opcode set to -1.

    Etymology 3

    (etyl) ressort.

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (obsolete) Active power or movement; spring.
  • * Francis Bacon
  • Some know the resorts and falls of business that cannot sink into the main of it.

    Anagrams

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    peal

    English

    Etymology 1

    From (etyl) .

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A loud sound, or a succession of loud sounds, as of bells, thunder, cannon, shouts, laughter, of a multitude, etc.
  • * 1883:
  • And, falling on a bench, he laughed until the tears ran down his cheeks, I could not help joining; and we laughed together, peal' after ' peal
  • * Hayward
  • a fair peal of artillery
  • * Shakespeare
  • whether those peals of praise be his or no
  • * Byron
  • and a deep thunder, peal' on ' peal , afar
  • A set of bells tuned to each other according to the diatonic scale.
  • The changes rung on a set of bells.
  • Verb

    (en verb)
  • To sound with a peal or peals.
  • * 1864: , Christmas Bells
  • Then pealed the bells more loud and deep...
  • * 1939: , In My Merry Oldsmobile
  • To the church we'll swiftly steal, then our wedding bells will peal ,
    You can go as far you like with me, in my merry Oldsmobile.
  • * 2006: New York Times
  • The bell pealed 20 times, clanging into the dusk as Mr. Bush’s motorcade drove off.
  • To utter or sound loudly.
  • * J. Barlow
  • The warrior's name, / Though pealed and chimed on all the tongues of fame.
  • To assail with noise.
  • * Milton
  • Nor was his ear less pealed .
  • To resound; to echo.
  • * Longfellow
  • And the whole air pealed / With the cheers of our men.
  • (UK, dialect) To pour out.
  • (Halliwell)
  • (obsolete) To appeal.
  • (Spencer)

    Etymology 2

    Uncertain.

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A small salmon; a grilse; a sewin.
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