Definitions for resoluteˈrɛz əˌlut

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

res•o•lute*ˈrɛz əˌlut(adj.)

  1. firmly set in purpose or opinion; determined; resolved.

  2. characterized by firmness and determination.

* Syn: See earnest1.

Origin of resolute:

1525–35; < L resolūtus, ptp. of resolvere to resolve

res′o•lute`ness(n.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. resolute(adj)

    firm in purpose or belief; characterized by firmness and determination

    "stood resolute against the enemy"; "faced with a resolute opposition"; "a resolute and unshakeable faith"

  2. unhesitating, resolute(adj)

    characterized by quickness and firmness

    "his reply was unhesitating"

Wiktionary

  1. resolute(Adjective)

    Firm, unyielding, determined.

  2. Origin: From resolutus (past participle of resolvo).

Webster Dictionary

  1. Resolute

    having a decided purpose; determined; resolved; fixed in a determination; hence, bold; firm; steady

  2. Resolute

    convinced; satisfied; sure

  3. Resolute

    resolving, or explaining; as, the Resolute Doctor Durand

  4. Resolute(noun)

    one who is resolute; hence, a desperado

  5. Resolute(noun)

    redelivery; repayment

Freebase

  1. Resolute

    Resolute or Resolute Bay is a small Inuit hamlet on Cornwallis Island in Nunavut, Canada. It is situated at the northern end of Resolute Bay and the Northwest Passage and is part of the Qikiqtaaluk Region. Resolute is one of Canada's northernmost communities and is second only to Grise Fiord on Ellesmere Island. It is also one of the coldest inhabited places in the world, with an average yearly temperature of −16.4 °C. As of the 2006 census the population was 229, an increase of 6.5% from the 2001 census. Like in most other northern communities, the roads and most of the terrain are all gravel.


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Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

resolute(adjective)

doing what one has decided to do, in spite of opposition, criticism etc

a resolute attitude.

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