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Overview of noun resolve

The noun resolve has 2 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (1) resoluteness, firmness, firmness of purpose, resolve, resolution

(the trait of being resolute; "his resoluteness carried him through the battle"; "it was his unshakeable resolution to finish the work")

2. resolution, declaration, resolve

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


Overview of verb resolve

The verb resolve has 7 senses? (first 6 from tagged texts)
1. (8) 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")

2. (6) conclude, resolve

(reach a conclusion after a discussion or deliberation)

3. (6) purpose, resolve

(reach a decision; "he resolved never to drink again")

4. (3) answer, resolve

(understand the meaning of; "The question concerning the meaning of life cannot be answered")

5. (1) resolve

(make clearly visible; "can this image be resolved?")

6. (1) resolve, solve

(find the solution; "solve an equation"; "solve for x")

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")

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