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Resolve Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

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
  • Resolver: Resolver may refer to: Resolver (electrical), a type of rotary electrical transformer used for measuring degrees of rotation Resolver (Veruca Salt album)
  • Operation Inherent Resolve: Operation Inherent Resolve (OIR) is the U.S. military's operational name for the military intervention against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant
  • Mecklenburg Resolves: The Mecklenburg Resolves, or Charlotte Town Resolves, was a list of statements adopted at Charlotte, in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina on May 31, 1775;
  • Key Resolve: Key Resolve is the name (as of 2015) for the military exercise previously known as RSOI, which stands for Reception, Staging, Onward Movement, Integration
  • Combined Joint Task Force – Operation Inherent Resolve: Combined Joint Task Force – Operation Inherent Resolve (CJTF–OIR) is the Joint Task Force established by the international (US-led) coalition against
  • The Resolve: The Resolve is a 1915 American silent short drama film directed by Henry Otto starring Ed Coxen, Lizette Thorne, and Winifred Greenwood. Ed Coxen as
  • 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
  • Resolved White: Resolved White (c.1615 – after September 19, 1687) was a passenger on the historic voyage of the Pilgrim ship Mayflower. In 1620 he accompanied his parents

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* 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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