Textual thesaurus for "resolve"

(noun) resoluteness, resolution, firmness, firmness of purpose

the trait of being resolute

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

(noun) resolution, declaration

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

(verb) break up, dissolve

cause to go into a solution

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

(verb) answer

understand the meaning of

The question concerning the meaning of life cannot be answered

(verb) settle, decide, 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

(verb) purpose

reach a decision

he resolved never to drink again

(verb) solve

find the solution

solve an equation; solve for x

(verb) conclude

reach a conclusion after a discussion or deliberation