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resolve

 
Noun resolve has 2 senses
  1. resoluteness, firmness, resolve, resolution - the trait of being resolute; firmness of purpose; "his resoluteness carried him through the battle"; "it was his unshakeable resolution to finish the work"
    --1 is a kind of trait
    --1 has particulars:
     self-control, self-possession, possession, willpower, self-command, self-will; stubbornness, bullheadedness, obstinacy, obstinance, pigheadedness, self-will; single-mindedness; adamance, obduracy, unyieldingness; decisiveness, decision; determination, purpose; steadfastness
  2. resolution, declaration, resolve - a formal expression by a meeting; agreed to by a vote
    --2 is a kind of document, written document, papers
    --2 has particulars: Declaration of Independence; joint resolution
    Derived forms: verb resolve3, verb resolve2, verb resolve1
Verb resolve has 7 senses
  1. decide, settle, resolve, adjudicate - 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"
    --1 is one way to end, terminate
    Derived form: noun resolve2
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
  2. conclude, resolve - reach a conclusion after a discussion or deliberation
    --2 is one way to agree, hold, concur, concord
    Derived form: noun resolve2
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s that CLAUSE
  3. purpose, resolve - reach a decision; "he resolved never to drink again"
    --3 is one way to decide, make up one's mind, determine
    Derived forms: noun resolve2, noun resolution11
    Sample sentence:
    They resolve to move
  4. answer, resolve - understand the meaning of; "The question concerning the meaning of life cannot be answered"
    --4 is one way to solve, work out, figure out, puzzle out, lick, work
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
  5. resolve - make clearly visible; "can this image be resolved?"
    --5 is one way to
    recognize, recognise, distinguish, discern, pick out, make out, tell apart
    Derived form: noun resolving1
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  6. resolve, solve - find the solution; "solve an equation"; "solve for x"
    --6 is one way to calculate, cipher, cypher, compute, work out, reckon, figure
    Derived form: noun resolution4
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  7. dissolve, resolve, break up - cause to go into a solution; "The recipe says that we should dissolve a cup of sugar in two cups of water"
    --7 is one way to change integrity
    Derived form: noun resolvent1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
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