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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 2014 military intervention 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

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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


  • RESOLVE: The National Infertility Association Celebrates 40th Anniversary at Night of Hope
    RESOLVE: The National Infertility Association celebrated 40 years of educating, advocating, and creating communities of support for those with infertility at the Night of Hope Gala. RESOLVE reflected on its history and announced a bold initiative to ensure that it would continue to advance its mission to improve the lives of people with infertility. (PRWeb Novembe Read more on this news related to 'Resolve'
  • Syria-Iraq fight gets name: "Inherent Resolve"
    It may be less punchy than previous nicknames for U.S. conflicts in the Middle East -- remember Operation Desert Storm and its thunderous attacks on Saddam Hussein's occupation army -- but the Pentagon has finally named its fight against Islamic State militants in Iraq and Syria: Operation Inherent Resolve. Read more on this news related to 'Resolve'
  • 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'

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