What is the meaning of resolve?



  • Bring to an end; settle conclusively.
    • usage: "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"
  • Reach a conclusion after a discussion or deliberation.
  • Reach a decision.
    • usage: "he resolved never to drink again"
  • Understand the meaning of.
    • usage: "The question concerning the meaning of life cannot be answered"
  • Make clearly visible.
    • usage: "can this image be resolved"
  • Find the solution.
    • usage: "solve an equation"; "solve for x"
  • Cause to go into a solution.
    • usage: "The recipe says that we should dissolve a cup of sugar in two cups of water"
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APAWordNet. (2010). resolve. Retrieved June 21, 2018, from http://smartdefine.org/resolve/definitions/1306478
ChicagoWordNet. 2010. "resolve" http://smartdefine.org/resolve/definitions/1306478 (accessed June 21, 2018).
HarvardWordNet 2010, resolve, Smart Define, viewed 21 June, 2018, <http://smartdefine.org/resolve/definitions/1306478>.
MLAWordNet. "resolve" 23 October 2010. Web. 21 June 2018. <http://smartdefine.org/resolve/definitions/1306478>
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