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Definitions from Wordnet 2.0


  • the trait of being resolute; firmness of purpose; "his resoluteness carried him through the battle"; "it was his unshakeable resolution to finish the work"
  • a formal expression by a meeting; agreed to by a vote
  • cause to go into a solution; "The recipe says that we should dissolve a cup of sugar in two cups of water"
  • understand the meaning of; "The question concerning the meaning of life cannot be answered"
  • bring to an end; settle conclusively; "The case was decided"; "The judge decided the case in favor of the plaintiff"; "The father adjudicated when the sons were quarreling over their inheritance"
  • reach a decision; "he resolved never to drink again"
  • find the solution; "solve an equation"; "solve for x"
  • reach a conclusion after a discussion or deliberation
  • make clearly visible; "can this image be resolved?"

Definitions from Wiktionary


  • the trait of being resolute; "his resoluteness carried him through the battle"; "it was his unshakeable resolution to finish the work" ,
  • a formal expression by a meeting; agreed to by a vote

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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Resolve'


  • Resolve: Resolve may refer to: Resolve or Resolution in music "Resolve" (song), by the Foo Fighters Resolve (Lagwagon album) Resolve (Last Tuesday album) Resolution
  • Resolve (song): "Resolve" is the third single from Foo Fighters album In Your Honor. It was released on 21 November 2005. It has been released on two different discs
  • Key Resolve: Key Resolve is the name (as of 2008) for the military exercise previously known as RSOI, which stands for Reception, Staging, Onward Movement, Integration
  • Operation Mountain Resolve: Operation Mountain Resolve was launched by a coalition led by the United States on 7 November 2003 in the Nuristan province and Kunar province in Afghanistan
  • Resolve (Lagwagon album): Resolve is Lagwagon's seventh studio album, released in 2005. It is inspired and dedicated to former Lagwagon drummer Derrick Plourde who committed suicide
  • Operation Inherent Resolve: of 15 October 2014, the U.S. military operation name Operation Inherent Resolve officially refers to the US's military actions against ISIL, including
  • Chaotic Resolve: Chaotic Resolve is the fourth album by Christian singer Plumb which features the songs, "I Can't Do This", "Better", "Bittersweet", "Blush" and "Cut"
  • Quiet Resolve: Quiet Resolve (1995-2007) was a Canadian Thoroughbred racehorse foaled in Ontario who was voted the 2000 Canadian Horse of the Year. A turf specialist
  • Lights Resolve: Lights Resolve is an American alternative rock band that formed in New York in 2006. The band consists of Matthew Reich (vocals/guitar), Neal Saini (drums)

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'Resolve' example sentence in quotations


* Fourscore and seven years ago our fathers brought forth upon this continent a new nation, conceived in liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal...We here highly resolve that the dead shall not have died in vain, that this nation, under God, shall have a new birth of freedom and that government of the people, by the people, and for the people, shall not perish from the earth. - Abraham Lincoln

* I resolve to speak ill of no man whatever, not even in a matter of truth but rather by some means excuse the faults I hear charged upon others, and upon proper occasions speak all the good I know of everybody. - Benjamin Franklin

* Let us resolve to be masters, not the victims, of our history, controlling our own destiny without giving way to blind suspicions and emotions. - John Fitzgerald Kennedy


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Resolve Sample Sentences in News


  • Schwab in Talks to Resolve Auction-Rate Securites Suit
    Charles Schwab Corp. (SCHW) said in a court filing it’s negotiating with the New York attorney general to resolve claims it falsely described auction-rate securities as liquid investments without disclosing the risks. Read more on this news related to 'Resolve'
  • Sandigan asks for more time to resolve Revilla’s bail bid
    MANILA, Philippines --- The Sandiganbayan has asked the Supreme Court for more time to resolve the bail petition of Senator Ramon Revilla Jr. who is detained for plunder over the pork barrel scam. In a letter sent on Friday, the anti-graft court sought a 10-day extension from Saturday, November 22, to resolve the petition. Under the high court's rules, the San Read more on this news related to 'Resolve'
  • Trafficking raps vs engineer resolved soon
    THE City Prosecutor's Office is set to resolve the human trafficking case filed against an engineer who was arrested in an entrapment operation inside a motel at Times Beach in Matina Aplaya, Davao City on November 6. Associate prosecution attorney Jay Karel Sanchez, who handles the human trafficking case filed against alias Antonio (identity withheld for secu Read more on this news related to 'Resolve'

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