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Resolve

Resolve

WordNet



noun


(1)   The trait of being resolute
"His resoluteness carried him through the battle"
"It was his unshakeable resolution to finish the work"
(2)   A formal expression by a meeting; agreed to by a vote

verb


(3)   Cause to go into a solution
"The recipe says that we should dissolve a cup of sugar in two cups of water"
(4)   Understand the meaning of
"The question concerning the meaning of life cannot be answered"
(5)   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"
(6)   Reach a decision
"He resolved never to drink again"
(7)   Find the solution
"Solve an equation"
"Solve for x"
(8)   Reach a conclusion after a discussion or deliberation
(9)   Make clearly visible
"Can this image be resolved?"
Wiktonary



Etymology


From , from .

Verb



  1. To find a solution to (a problem).
  2. To solve again.
    I’ll have to resolve the equation with the new values.
  3. To make a firm decision to do something.
    I resolve to finish this work before I go home.

Noun



  1. Determination, will power.
    It took all my resolve to go through with it.