Resolve

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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 ...
  • Resolve (Lagwagon album): Resolve is Lagwagon 's seventh studio album, released in 2005. It is inspired and dedicated to former Lagwagon drummer Derrick Plourde ...
  • 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 ...

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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


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  • Operation against the Islamic State to be called Inherent Resolve
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  • Payton, Saints proud of their toughness, resolve
    Even as the New Orleans Saints enjoy their return to the top of the NFC South, coach Sean Payton wants his team to remember what it felt like to be 2-4. ''Hopefully, you are becoming more resilient and a little bit tougher both mentally and physically.'' In a span of five days, the Saints have dramatically turned around a season that appeared to be Read more on this news related to 'Resolve'

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