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.
Etymology: 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
Examples of resolute in a Sentence
I think we should be taking (Trump’s) threat at face value and prepare for an attempt to issue tariffs. I expect that Canada would be resolute in response — we sell the U.S. about as many cars as we buy. No one will win, we should definitely put up a fight for the parachute.”
It seemed to be a premeditated and targeted project, according to all the witness statements gathered, he had a resolute attitude and was determined to carry out his actions.
When a resolute young fellow steps up to the great bully, the world, and takes him boldly by the beard, he is often surprised to find it comes off in his hand, and that it was only tied on to scare away the timid adventurers.
We are resolute, we stand united in the face of terrorism and we will not allow anybody to divide us.
To achieve their targeted 50-50 portfolio mix between U.S. and non-U.S. holdings, Altice would need to virtually run the table and buy half of everything out there that isn't named Comcast or Charter, if one assumes that Cox isn't a seller (they're the largest remaining company after TWC and Charter itself, and they have sounded relatively resolute in their desire to remain independent) then Altice would need to successfully buy essentially everyone else.
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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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