resoluteness, firmness, firmness of purpose, resolve, resolution(noun)
the trait of being resolute
"his resoluteness carried him through the battle"; "it was his unshakeable resolution to finish the work"
resolution, declaration, resolve(verb)
a formal expression by a meeting; agreed to by a vote
decide, settle, resolve, adjudicate(verb)
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 conclusion after a discussion or deliberation
reach a decision
"he resolved never to drink again"
understand the meaning of
"The question concerning the meaning of life cannot be answered"
make clearly visible
"can this image be resolved?"
find the solution
"solve an equation"; "solve for x"
dissolve, resolve, break up(verb)
cause to go into a solution
"The recipe says that we should dissolve a cup of sugar in two cups of water"
Determination, will power.
It took all my resolve to go through with it.
To find a solution to (a problem).
To solve again.
Iu2019ll have to resolve the equation with the new values.
To make a firm decision to do something.
I resolve to finish this work before I go home.
To come to an agreement or make peace; patch up relationship, settle differences, bury the hatchet.
After two weeks of bickering, they finally resolved their differences.
To break down into constituent parts; to decompose; to disintegrate; to return to a simpler constitution or a primeval state.
to cause a chord to go from dissonance to consonance
to find the IP address of a hostname by using utilities such as a ping
To melt; to dissolve; to liquefy or soften (a solid).
To melt; to dissolve; to become liquid.
To liquefy (a gas or vapour).
to separate the component parts of; to reduce to the constituent elements; -- said of compound substances; hence, sometimes, to melt, or dissolve
to reduce to simple or intelligible notions; -- said of complex ideas or obscure questions; to make clear or certain; to free from doubt; to disentangle; to unravel; to explain; hence, to clear up, or dispel, as doubt; as, to resolve a riddle
to cause to perceive or understand; to acquaint; to inform; to convince; to assure; to make certain
to determine or decide in purpose; to make ready in mind; to fix; to settle; as, he was resolved by an unexpected event
to express, as an opinion or determination, by resolution and vote; to declare or decide by a formal vote; -- followed by a clause; as, the house resolved (or, it was resolved by the house) that no money should be apropriated (or, to appropriate no money)
to change or convert by resolution or formal vote; -- used only reflexively; as, the house resolved itself into a committee of the whole
to solve, as a problem, by enumerating the several things to be done, in order to obtain what is required; to find the answer to, or the result of
to dispere or scatter; to discuss, as an inflammation or a tumor
to let the tones (as of a discord) follow their several tendencies, resulting in a concord
to relax; to lay at ease
to be separated into its component parts or distinct principles; to undergo resolution
to melt; to dissolve; to become fluid
to be settled in opinion; to be convinced
to form a purpose; to make a decision; especially, to determine after reflection; as, to resolve on a better course of life
the act of resolving or making clear; resolution; solution
that which has been resolved on or determined; decisive conclusion; fixed purpose; determination; also, legal or official determination; a legislative declaration; a resolution
RESOLVE is a Washington, D.C. based non-profit group dedicated to collaborative approaches to environmental and public health issues. They help to develop consensus in results-oriented processes. The organization's mission statement states "RESOLVE builds strong, enduring solutions to environmental, social, and health challenges. We help community, business, government, and NGO leaders get results and create lasting relationships through collaboration". The organization has satellite offices in Utah, Washington, Michigan, and affiliates in many other locales. History RESOLVE was founded in 1977 to promote the effective use of collaboration and consensus building in public decisions and to help people with diverse interests engage in dialogue to achieve beneficial environmental and public health outcomes. The organization institutionalized the use of dispute resolution techniques in the policymaking process, particularly in the U.S., and it helped create a new field by applying conflict resolution to natural resource, environmental, and public health issues. Program areas and services Currently RESOLVE focuses on the following services: Strategic Analysis & Planning, Research, Partnership Building, Conflict Resolution, and Training & Capacity Building. The organization has particular expertise in the application of mediation and other consensus building processes to complex public policy issues in the areas of drinking water, energy, environmental quality, health and biotechnology, land-use and transportation, natural resources, and rivers and watersheds.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
rē-zolv′, v.t. to separate into parts: to analyse: to free from doubt or difficulty: to explain: to decide: to fix by resolution or formal declaration: (math.) to solve: (med.) to disperse, as a tumour: (mus.) to carry a discord into a concord.—v.i. to determine.—n. anything resolved or determined: resolution: fixed purpose.—n. Resolvabil′ity.—adj. Rosol′vable, that may be resolved or reduced to its elements.—n. Resol′vableness.—adv. Resol′vably.—adj. Resolved′, fixed in purpose.—adv. Resol′vedly, firmly: clearly.—n. Resol′vedness.—adj. Resol′vent, having power to resolve.—n. that which causes solution: (med.) a substance which resolves tumours: (math.) an equation upon whose solution the solution of a given problem depends.—n. Resol′ver. [Fr.,—L. resolvĕre, resolutum—re-, inten., solvĕre, to loose.]
British National Corpus
Rank popularity for the word 'resolve' in Verbs Frequency: #469
The numerical value of resolve in Chaldean Numerology is: 4
The numerical value of resolve in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
All issues are hard until you resolve them and all issues are easy if you resolve them.
We'll see, all issues are hard until you resolve them and all issues are easy if you resolve them.
We are hopeful that the same approach that was adopted by the Iranian government to resolve international animosity, can be used to resolve differences within the country.
After a major attack, every society faces a choice between fear and resolve. The world's great democracies can't sacrifice our values or turn our backs on those in need, therefore we must choose resolve. And we must lead a world to meet this threat.
One thing is all things. To resolve one matter, one must resolve all matters. Changing one thing changes all things. Once I made the decision to sow rice in the fall, I found that I could also stop transplanting, and plowing, and applying chemical fertilizers, and preparing compost, and spraying pesticides.
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- resolució, resoldre, solucionarCatalan, Valencian
- lösen, auflösenGerman
- disolver, resolución, resolverSpanish
- päättää, ratkaista, selvittääFinnish
- megold, megfejt, elhatározHungarian
- 決定する, 解く, 決心する, 分解Japanese
- opnieuw, beslissen, oplossen, zich, vastbeslotenheid, besluiten, voornemen, wilskrachtDutch
- rozwiązać, postanawiać, rozwiązywać, postanowićPolish
- rezolva, conchide, hotărîRomanian
- решать, решительность, решиться, решимость, решаться, решить, смелостьRussian
- beslutsamhet, lösa, resolvera, besluta, lösa omSwedish
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