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Synonyms for resolve
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. resoluteness, firmness, firmness of purpose, resolve, resolution(noun)

    the trait of being resolute

    "his resoluteness carried him through the battle"; "it was his unshakeable resolution to finish the work"

    Synonyms:
    steadiness, firmness of purpose, resolving power, solving, resolving, resolution, resoluteness, result, solvent, soundness, declaration, answer, settlement, firmness, closure, solution

  2. resolution, declaration, resolve(verb)

    a formal expression by a meeting; agreed to by a vote

    Synonyms:
    firmness of purpose, result, solving, answer, resolution, resoluteness, announcement, solvent, proclamation, annunciation, resolving, declaration, contract, resolving power, firmness, closure, solution, settlement

  3. decide, settle, resolve, adjudicate(verb)

    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"

    Synonyms:
    settle, judge, descend, make up, patch up, nail down, sink, settle down, go down, square off, answer, solve, subside, root, determine, purpose, steady down, go under, conclude, reconcile, fall, finalise, ensconce, dissolve, get back, adjudicate, conciliate, make up one's mind, decide, square up, locate, break up, try, finalize, take root

  4. conclude, resolve(verb)

    reach a conclusion after a discussion or deliberation

    Synonyms:
    decide, settle, break up, solve, close, reason, dissolve, conclude, answer, adjudicate, purpose, reason out

  5. purpose, resolve(verb)

    reach a decision

    "he resolved never to drink again"

    Synonyms:
    decide, propose, settle, break up, solve, aim, purpose, purport, dissolve, conclude, answer, adjudicate

  6. answer, resolve(verb)

    understand the meaning of

    "The question concerning the meaning of life cannot be answered"

    Synonyms:
    decide, dissolve, respond, settle, reply, solve, serve, purpose, adjudicate, do, conclude, break up, answer, suffice

  7. resolve(verb)

    make clearly visible

    "can this image be resolved?"

    Synonyms:
    purpose, settle, break up, decide, solve, conclude, answer, adjudicate, dissolve

  8. resolve, solve(verb)

    find the solution

    "solve an equation"; "solve for x"

    Synonyms:
    purpose, figure out, settle, break up, decide, solve, conclude, lick, work, answer, puzzle out, work out, adjudicate, clear, dissolve

  9. dissolve, resolve, break up(verb)

    cause to go into a solution

    "The recipe says that we should dissolve a cup of sugar in two cups of water"

    Synonyms:
    fragmentise, settle, decompose, collapse, solve, interrupt, melt, crash, dismiss, split up, pick, disband, dismantle, break up, recess, answer, fade away, part, crock up, fragmentize, sever, purpose, fragment, conclude, split, adjourn, disperse, separate, disrupt, take apart, dissolve, thaw, cut off, crack, adjudicate, break apart, fade out, decide, dissipate, scatter, break down, calve, disassemble, unthaw, dispel, dethaw, break, crack up, unfreeze

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. resolve(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    analyze, decompose, decompound

  2. resolve(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    disentangle, interpret, decipher, unravel, explain, unfold

  3. resolve(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    reduce, change

  4. resolve(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    (Math.) solve, find the answer to

  5. resolve(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    (Med.) disperse, scatter

  6. resolve(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    (Legislation.) declare

  7. resolve(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    intend, purpose, decide, determine, conclude, form a resolution, make up one's mind, take one's stand, come to a determination

  8. resolve(n.)

    Synonyms:
    intention, resolution, determination, fixed purpose

  9. resolve(n.)

    Synonyms:
    declaration (by a legislature or an organized body), resolution

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. resolve(n)

    Synonyms:
    resolution, determination, intention, purpose, design

  2. resolve(v)

    Synonyms:
    determine, dissolve, liquefy

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How to use resolve in a sentence?

  1. Ted Cruz:

    You can resolve this issue very quickly by simply releasing the New York Times tape.

  2. Karen Horney:

    Fortunately, psychoanalysis is not the only way to resolve inner conflicts. Life itself remains a very effective therapist.

  3. Ben Rhodes:

    It's about settling history's account and meeting our responsibility, and this president, both because of his willingness to resolve painful issues in U.S. foreign policy and his focus on southeast Asia, is uniquely suited to do that. There is the potential for this to be a truly historic visit.

  4. Ehsan Sehgal:

    India, the biggest democracy in the world, fails to figure the rights of the occupied Kashmiris. It disgraces and rejects the UN, Security Council resolutions, and even refuses to resolve the dispute; its atrocities that escalate and surge the hatred within Indians and Pakistanis. Consequently, it can encapsulate the atom bomb. The occupied Kashmir should have the right to decide before such consequences occur.

  5. President Barack Obama on Sunday:

    Engaging directly with the Iranian government on a sustained basis, for the first time in decades, has created a unique opportunity, a window, to resolve important issues.


Translations for resolve

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  • حلArabic
  • resolució, resoldre, solucionarCatalan, Valencian
  • vyřešitCzech
  • lösen, auflösenGerman
  • disolver, resolución, resolverSpanish
  • päättää, ratkaista, selvittääFinnish
  • résoudreFrench
  • scaoilIrish
  • megold, megfejt, elhatározHungarian
  • menyelesaikanIndonesian
  • risolvereItalian
  • 決定する, 解く, 決心する, 分解Japanese
  • 해결하다Korean
  • proponoLatin
  • opnieuw, beslissen, oplossen, zich, vastbeslotenheid, besluiten, voornemen, wilskrachtDutch
  • rozwiązać, postanawiać, rozwiązywać, postanowićPolish
  • resolverPortuguese
  • rezolva, conchide, hotărîRomanian
  • решать, решительность, решиться, решимость, решаться, решить, смелостьRussian
  • beslutsamhet, lösa, resolvera, besluta, lösa omSwedish
  • పరిష్కరించు, పరిష్కరించడానికిTelugu

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