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"
characterized by quickness and firmness
"his reply was unhesitating"
Firm, unyielding, determined.
Origin: From resolutus (past participle of resolvo).
having a decided purpose; determined; resolved; fixed in a determination; hence, bold; firm; steady
convinced; satisfied; sure
resolving, or explaining; as, the Resolute Doctor Durand
one who is resolute; hence, a desperado
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.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
rez′ō-lūt, adj. resolved: determined: having a fixed purpose: constant in pursuing a purpose: bold.—n. a determined person.—adv. Res′olūtely.—n. Res′olūteness.
The numerical value of resolute in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of resolute in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Generally speaking, the Way of the warrior is resolute acceptance of death.
One Resolute Support service member and two insurgent attackers were killed.
The trust I have is in mine innocence, and therefore am I bold and resolute.
Let us be resolute in prosecuting our ends, and mild in our methods of so doing.
In the seething period of the effort for building a thriving country last year, we took the resolute measure of removing the factionalists.
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- resolutCatalan, Valencian
- entschlossen, entschieden, resolutGerman
- resoluto, resueltoSpanish
- peräänantamaton, luja, päättäväinenFinnish
- ferme, résolue, déterminée, déterminé, résoluFrench
- твёрдый, решительный, непоколебимыйRussian
- bestämd, resolutSwedish
- azimli, kararlı, dirençliTurkish
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