HyperDic: resolution

English > 11 senses of the word resolution:
NOUNcommunicationresolution, declaration, resolvea formal expression by a meeting
phenomenonresolution, resolving powerthe ability of a microscope or telescope to measure the angular separation of images that are close together
attributeresolution, resoluteness, firmness, firmness of purpose, resolvethe trait of being resolute
actresolution, solvingfinding a solution / solution to a problem
cognitionresolution, settlement, closuresomething settled or resolved
cognitionresolution, resolvinganalysis into clear-cut components
phenomenonresolution(computer science) the number of pixels per square inch on a computer-generated display
eventresolutionthe subsidence of swelling or other signs of inflammation (especially in a lung)
communicationresolution(music) a dissonant chord is followed by a consonant chord
communicationresolution, solution, answer, result, solventa statement that solves a problem or explains how to solve the problem
actresolutiona decision to do something or to behave in a certain manner
resolution > pronunciation
Soundsreh.zahluw'shahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > resolution: 11 senses > noun 1, communication
MeaningA formal expression by a meeting; agreed to by a vote.
Synonymsdeclaration, resolve
InstancesDeclaration of IndependenceThe document recording the proclamation of the second Continental Congress (4 July 1776) asserting the independence of the Colonies from Great Britain
Narrowerjoint resolutionA resolution passed by both houses of Congress which becomes legally binding when signed by the Chief Executive (or passed over the Chief Executive's veto)
Broaderdocument, written document, paperswriting that provides information (especially information of an official nature)
Spanishdeclaración, resolución
Catalanresolució
English > resolution: 11 senses > noun 2, phenomenon
MeaningThe ability of a microscope or telescope to measure the angular separation of images that are close together.
Synonymresolving power
Broaderphysical phenomenonA natural phenomenon involving the physical properties of matter and energy
Spanishpoder de resolución, resolución
Catalanpoder de resolució, resolució
English > resolution: 11 senses > noun 3, attribute
MeaningThe trait of being resolute.
Example "it was his unshakeable resolution to finish the work"
Synonymsresoluteness, firmness, firmness of purpose, resolve
Narroweradamance, obduracy, unyieldingnessresoluteness by virtue of being unyielding and inflexible
decisiveness, decisionThe trait of resoluteness as evidenced by firmness of character or purpose
determination, purposeThe quality of being determined to do or achieve something
self-control, self-possession, possession, willpower, will power, self-command, self-willThe trait of resolutely / resolutely controlling your own behavior
single-mindednessCharacterized by one unified purpose
steadfastnesssteadfast resolution
steadinessfreedom from wavering or indecision
stiffnessFirm resoluteness in purpose or opinion or action
stubbornness, bullheadedness, obstinacy, obstinance, pigheadedness, self-willresolute adherence to your own ideas or desires
sturdinessresoluteness evidenced by strength of character
BroadertraitA distinguishing feature of your personal nature
Oppositeirresoluteness, irresolutionThe trait of being irresolute
Spanishdeterminación, firmeza, resolución
Catalandeterminació, fermesa, resolució
English > resolution: 11 senses > noun 4, act
MeaningFinding a solution / solution to a problem.
Synonymsolving
Broaderdetermination, findingThe act of determining the properties of something, usually by research or calculation
Spanishresolución, solución
Catalanresolució, solució
Verbsresolvefind the solution
English > resolution: 11 senses > noun 5, cognition
MeaningSomething settled or resolved; the outcome of decision making.
Example "they never did achieve a final resolution of their differences"
Synonymssettlement, closure
Broaderdecision making, decidingThe cognitive process of reaching a decision
Spanishacuerdo, resolución
Catalanresolució
English > resolution: 11 senses > noun 6, cognition
MeaningAnalysis into clear-cut components.
Synonymresolving
Narrowerdiagonalization, diagonalisationchanging a square matrix to diagonal form (with all non-zero elements on the principal diagonal)
factorization, factorisation, factoring(mathematics) the resolution of an entity into factors such that when multiplied together they give the original entity
Broaderbreakdown, partitioningAn analysis into mutually exclusive categories
English > resolution: 11 senses > noun 7, phenomenon
Meaning(computer science) the number of pixels per square inch on a computer-generated display; the greater the resolution, the better the picture / picture.
Categorycomputer science, computingThe branch of engineering science that studies (with the aid of computers) computable processes and structures
Broaderphysical phenomenonA natural phenomenon involving the physical properties of matter and energy
English > resolution: 11 senses > noun 8, event
MeaningThe subsidence of swelling or other signs of inflammation (especially in a lung).
Broaderremission, remittal, subsidenceAn abatement in intensity or degree (as in the manifestations of a disease)
Spanishresolución, terminación
English > resolution: 11 senses > noun 9, communication
Meaning(music) a dissonant chord is followed by a consonant chord.
CategorymusicAn artistic form of auditory communication incorporating instrumental or vocal tones in a structured and continuous manner
Broaderharmony, musical harmonyThe structure of music with respect to the composition and progression of chords
Oppositepreparation(music) a note that produces a dissonant chord is first heard in a consonant chord
Spanishresolución
Catalanresolució
English > resolution: 11 senses > noun 10, communication
MeaningA statement that solves a problem or explains how to solve the problem.
Synonymssolution, answer, result, solvent
NarrowerdenouementThe final resolution of the main complication / complication of a literary or dramatic work
BroaderstatementA message that is stated or declared
Spanishresolución, respuesta, resultado, solución, solvente
Catalanresolució, resposta, resultat, solució
English > resolution: 11 senses > noun 11, act
MeaningA decision to do something or to behave in a certain manner.
Example"he always wrote down his New Year's resolutions"
Broaderdecision, determination, conclusionThe act of making up your mind about something
Verbsresolvereach a decision

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