Report vs Resort - What's the difference?

report | resort |

As nouns the difference between report and resort

is that report is report (all senses) while 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.

As a verb resort is

to have recourse (to), now especially from necessity or frustration or resort can be to repeat a sorting process; sort again.



(wikipedia report)


(en verb)
  • *{{quote-magazine, date=2013-01-01, author=Paul Bartel, Ashli Moore
  • , volume=101, issue=1, page=47–48, magazine=(American Scientist) , title= Avian Migration: The Ultimate Red-Eye Flight , passage=Many of these classic methods are still used, with some modern improvements. For example, with the aid of special microphones and automated sound detection software, ornithologists recently reported
  • (label) To repeat (something one has heard), to retell; to pass on, convey (a message, information etc.).
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  • *:thenne they ansuerd by and by that they coude not excuse the quene // Allas sayd the quene I made this dyner for a good entente / and neuer for none euyl soo almyghty god me help in my ryght as I was neuer purposed to doo suche euylle dedes / and that I reporte me vnto god
  • (label) Formally to notify someone of (particular intelligence, suspicions, illegality, misconduct etc.); to make notification to relevant authorities; to submit a formal report of.
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  • (label) To make a formal statement, especially of complaint, about (someone).
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  • (label) To show up or appear at an appointed time; to present oneself.
  • (label) To write news reports (for); to cover as a journalist or reporter.
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  • (label) To be accountable.
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  • To return or present as the result of an examination or consideration of any matter officially referred.
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  • To take minutes of (a speech, the doings of a public body, etc.); to write down from the lips of a speaker.
  • (label) To refer.
  • *(Thomas Fuller) (1606-1661)
  • *:Baldwin, his son,succeeded his father; so like unto him that we report the reader to the character of King Almeric, and will spare the repeating his description.
  • To return or repeat, as sound; to echo.
  • *(Francis Bacon) (1561-1626)
  • *:a church with windows only form above, that reporteth the voice thirteen times
  • Derived terms

    * reporter * underreport


    (en noun)
  • A piece of information describing, or an account of certain events given or presented to someone, with the most common adpositions being by (referring to creator of the report) and on (referring to the subject.
  • A report by the telecommunications ministry on the phone network revealed a severe capacity problem.
  • * {{quote-news
  • , year=2011 , date=December 16 , author=Denis Campbell , title=Hospital staff 'lack skills to cope with dementia patients' , work=Guardian citation , page= , passage=Hospitals are failing to care properly for the growing number of people with dementia, according to an NHS-funded report , which has prompted demands for big improvements to help patients.}}
  • (ballistics ) The sharp, loud sound from a gun or explosion.
  • * 1851 ,
  • While their masters, the mates, seemed afraid of the sound of the hinges of their own jaws, the harpooneers chewed their food with such a relish that there was a report to it.
  • * 1883:
  • ...a pistol-shot, flash and report , came from the hedge-side.
  • an employee whose position in a corporate hierarchy is below that of a particular manager
  • Derived terms

    * (piece of information) on report, report card * (employee) direct report, indirect report



    Etymology 1

    From (etyl) .


    (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


    (en verb)
  • To have recourse (to), now especially from necessity or frustration.
  • * Clarendon
  • The king thought it time to resort to other counsels.
  • * {{quote-magazine, date=2012-01
  • , author=Stephen Ledoux , title=Behaviorism at 100 , volume=100, issue=1, page=60 , magazine= citation , passage=Becoming more aware of the progress that scientists have made on behavioral fronts can reduce the risk that other natural scientists will resort to mystical agential accounts when they exceed the limits of their own disciplinary training.}}
  • 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


    (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.


    (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.


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