What is the meaning of resolution?


  • A formal expression by a meeting; agreed to by a vote.
  • The ability of a microscope or telescope to measure the angular separation of images that are close together.
  • The trait of being resolute.
    • usage: "his resoluteness carried him through the battle"; "it was his unshakeable resolution to finish the work"
  • Finding a solution to a problem.
  • Something settled or resolved; the outcome of decision making.
    • usage: "they finally reached a settlement with the union"; "they never did achieve a final resolution of their differences"; "he needed to grieve before he could achieve a sense of closure"
  • Analysis into clear-cut components.
  • Computer science. ( the number of pixels per square inch on a computer-generated display; the greater the resolution, the better the picture)
  • The subsidence of swelling or other signs of inflammation (especially in a lung. )
  • Music) a dissonant chord is followed by a consonant chord. (
  • A statement that solves a problem or explains how to solve the problem.
    • usage: "they were trying to find a peaceful solution"; "the answers were in the back of the book"; "he computed the result to four decimal places"
  • A decision to do something or to behave in a certain manner.
    • usage: "he always wrote down his New Year's resolutions"
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APAWordNet. (2010). resolution. Retrieved April 22, 2019, from http://smartdefine.org/resolution/definitions/1189246
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