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  Definition of resolve
  1. the trait of being resolute; firmness of purpose; "his resoluteness carried him through the battle"; "it was his unshakeable resolution to finish the work"
  2. a formal expression by a meeting; agreed to by a vote
  3. cause to go into a solution; "The recipe says that we should dissolve a cup of sugar in two cups of water"
  4. understand the meaning of; "The question concerning the meaning of life cannot be answered"
  5. 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"
  6. reach a decision; "he resolved never to drink again"
  7. find the solution; "solve an equation"; "solve for x"
  8. reach a conclusion after a discussion or deliberation
  9. make clearly visible; "can this image be resolved?"
Similar Words: resoluteness, firmness, resolution, declaration, dissolve, break up, answer, decide, settle, adjudicate, purpose, solve, conclude

 

Hyponyms: self-control, self-possession, possession, willpower, self-command, self-will, stubbornness, bullheadedness, obstinacy, obstinance, pigheadedness, single-mindedness, adamance, obduracy, unyieldingness, decisiveness, decision, determination, purpose, steadfastness, Declaration of Independence, joint resolution, melt, run, melt down, cut, judge, adjust, factorize, factorise, settle, square off, square up, determine

 

Derivational Morphology: purpose, conclude, decide, settle, adjudicate, solvent, dissolvent, dissolver, dissolving agent, resolvent, dissolving, dissolution, judge, justice, jurist, magistrate, resolution, declaration, settlement, settler, decision making, deciding, determination, problem solver, solver, convergent thinker, solving, decision, conclusion, resolving

 

Language Translations:
Chinese: 解决   Dutch: oplossen  
Finnish: ratkaista   French: résoudre  
German: auflösen   Hungarian: megold  
Italian: risolvere   Japanese: 解く  
Korean: 해결하다   Portuguese: resolver  
Russian: решать   Spanish: resolver  
Swedish: lösa   Telugu: పరిష్కరించు  
 
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