Resolve - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |rɪˈzɑːlv|  American pronunciation of the word resolve
Brit.  |rɪˈzɒlv|  British pronunciation of the word resolve


- the trait of being resolute (syn: firmness, resoluteness, resolution)
- a formal expression by a meeting; agreed to by a vote (syn: declaration, resolution)


- bring to an end; settle conclusively (syn: adjudicate, decide, settle)
- reach a conclusion after a discussion or deliberation (syn: conclude)
- reach a decision (syn: purpose)
he resolved never to drink again
- understand the meaning of (syn: answer)
- make clearly visible
can this image be resolved?
- find the solution (syn: solve)
- cause to go into a solution (syn: break up, dissolve)

Extra examples

The brothers finally resolved their conflict.

The issue of the book's authorship was never resolved.

His speech did nothing to resolve doubts about the company's future.

They haven't been able to resolve their differences.

She resolved to quit smoking.

He resolved that he would start dating again.

The committee resolved to override the veto.

His comments were intended to weaken her resolve but they only served to strengthen it.

...a naval pilot who has been unwavering in his resolve to become an astronaut...

She resolved to work harder.

The committee resolved to authorize this step.

Success is gained by resolving on winning.

I am resolved on leaving this country.

This chemical substance can he resolved into an acid and oxygen.

Sometimes islands resolved into headlands.

Word forms

I/you/we/they: resolve
he/she/it: resolves
present participle: resolving
past tense: resolved
past participle: resolved
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