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ˈrɛz əˌlutres·o·lute

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. resoluteadjective

    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, resoluteadjective

    characterized by quickness and firmness

    "his reply was unhesitating"

Wiktionary

  1. resoluteadjective

    Firm, unyielding, determined.

    Etymology: 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. Resolutenoun

    one who is resolute; hence, a desperado

  5. Resolutenoun

    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.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Resolute

    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.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of resolute in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of resolute in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of resolute in a Sentence

  1. Ronald Reagan/George H.W. Bush:

    That team took out the Soviet Union because we were strong and consistent, with Ronald Reagan, our friends knew that we had their backs and our enemies feared us. And we were strong and resolute, and the end of the Cold War happened because of great leadership.

  2. Gayle Benson:

    Tom's life spoke directly to the power of the human spirit and exemplified Toby Dempsey resolute determination to not allow setbacks to impede following Toby Dempsey dreams and aspirations, toby Dempsey exemplified the same fight and fortitude in recent years as Toby Dempsey battled valiantly against illnesses but never wavered and kept Toby Dempsey trademark sense of humor.

  3. Allen Katz:

    There’s still a great story to be told about rye whiskey as not only a resolute American spirit, but also a really interesting agricultural and cocktail context for New York.

  4. Kim Jong Il:

    In the seething period of the effort for building a thriving country last year, we took the resolute measure of removing the factionalists.

  5. Duma Boko:

    We remain resolute and confident that we are going to win this election, i can only accept the result if the election is free and credible.

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