HyperDic: resolve

English > 9 senses of the word resolve:
VERBcognitionresolve, decide, settle, adjudicatebring to an end
communicationresolve, concludereach a conclusion after a discussion or deliberation
cognitionresolve, purposereach a decision
cognitionresolve, answerunderstand the meaning / meaning of
perceptionresolvemake clearly visible
cognitionresolve, solvefind the solution
changeresolve, dissolve, break upcause to go into a solution
NOUNattributeresolve, resoluteness, firmness, firmness of purpose, resolutionthe trait of being resolute
communicationresolve, resolution, declarationa formal expression by a meeting
resolve > pronunciation
Soundsriyzaa'lv
Rhymesabsolve ... solve: 8 rhymes with aalv...
English > resolve: 9 senses > noun 1, attribute
MeaningThe trait of being resolute.
Synonymsresoluteness, firmness, firmness of purpose, resolution
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 > resolve: 9 senses > noun 2, communication
MeaningA formal expression by a meeting; agreed to by a vote.
Synonymsresolution, declaration
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
Verbsresolvebring to an end
resolvereach a decision
resolvereach a conclusion after a discussion or deliberation
English > resolve: 9 senses > verb 1, cognition
MeaningBring to an end; settle conclusively.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Synonymsdecide, settle, adjudicate
Narroweradjustdecide how much is to be paid on an insurance claim
judgeDetermine the result of (a competition)
Broaderend, terminateBring to an end or halt
Spanishadjudicar, decidir, dirimir, resolver, solucionar, solventar
Catalanadjudicar, decidir, dirimir
Nounsresolvea formal expression by a meeting
English > resolve: 9 senses > verb 2, communication
Meaningreach a conclusion after a discussion or deliberation.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s that CLAUSE
Synonymconclude
Narrowersettle, square off, square up, determineSettle conclusively
Broaderagree, hold, concur, concordBe in accord / accord
Spanishconcluir, resolver
Nounsresolvea formal expression by a meeting
English > resolve: 9 senses > verb 3, cognition
Meaningreach a decision.
PatternSomebody ----s that CLAUSE; Somebody ----s to INFINITIVE
ModelThey resolve to move
Example"he resolved never to drink again"
Synonympurpose
Broaderdecide, make up one's mind, determinereach, make, or come to a decision about something
Spanishdecidir, proponerse, resolver
Catalanresoldre
Nounsresolutiona decision to do something or to behave in a certain manner
resolvea formal expression by a meeting
English > resolve: 9 senses > verb 4, cognition
Meaningunderstand the meaning / meaning of.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Synonymanswer
Broadersolve, work out, figure out, puzzle out, lick, workFind the solution to (a problem or question) or understand the meaning / meaning of
Spanishcomprender, resolverse
Catalanésser resolt
English > resolve: 9 senses > verb 5, perception
Meaningmake clearly visible.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"can this image be resolved?"
CategoryopticsThe branch of physics that studies the physical properties of light
Broaderspot, recognize, recognise, distinguish, discern, pick out, make out, tell apartdetect with the senses
Spanishresolver
Nounsresolvinganalysis into clear-cut components
English > resolve: 9 senses > verb 6, cognition
MeaningFind the solution.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymsolve
Narrowerfactorize, factoriseresolve (a polynomial) into factors
Broadercalculate, cipher, cypher, compute, work out, reckon, figuremake a mathematical calculation or computation
Spanishresolver, solucionar
Catalanresoldre, solucionar
Nounsresolutionfinding a solution / solution to a problem
English > resolve: 9 senses > verb 7, change
MeaningCause to go into a solution.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Synonymsdissolve, break up
Cause todissolvePass into a solution
Narrowercutdissolve by breaking down the fat of
melt, run, melt downReduce or cause to be reduced from a solid to a liquid state, usually by heating
Broaderchange integritychange in physical make-up
Spanishdeshacer, diluir, disolver
Catalandesfer, diluir, dissoldre
Nounsresolventa liquid substance capable of dissolving other substances

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