resolve

  • 1 resolve — re‧solve [rɪˈzɒlv ǁ rɪˈzɑːlv, rɪˈzɒːlv] verb 1. [transitive] to find a satisfactory way of settling a disagreement, dispute etc: • Most pension disputes will be resolved within a year. 2. [intransitive] to make an official decision, especially by …

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  • 2 Resolve — Re*solve (r?*z?lv ), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Resolved} ( z?lvd ); p. pr. & vb. n. {Resolving}.] [L. resolvere, resolutum, to untie, loosen, relax, enfeeble; pref. re re + solvere to loosen, dissolve: cf. F. r[ e]soudare to resolve. See {Solve}, and… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 Resolve — may refer to:*Resolution (music) *Resolve (song), by the Foo Fighters *Resolve (album) by Lagwagon *RESOLVE, a dispute resolution related non profit group *Operation Vigilant Resolve, a U.S. military operation that took place in Fallujah, Iraq… …

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  • 4 Resolve — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Resolve Álbum de Lagwagon Publicación 1 de noviembre de 2005 Grabación 2005, en Motor Studios, San Francisco …

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  • 5 resolve — re·solve 1 /ri zälv/ vb re·solved, re·solv·ing vt 1: to deal with successfully: clear up resolve a dispute 2 a: to declare or decide by formal resolution and vote b: to change by resolution or formal vote …

    Law dictionary

  • 6 Resolve — Re*solve (r? z?lv ), v. i. [The sense to be convinced, to determine comes from the idea of loosening, breaking up into parts, analyzing, hence, determining.] [1913 Webster] 1. To be separated into its component parts or distinct principles; to… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 7 Resolve — Re*solve , n. 1. The act of resolving or making clear; resolution; solution. To give a full resolve of that which is so much controverted. Milton. [1913 Webster] 2. That which has been resolved on or determined; decisive conclusion; fixed… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 8 resolve — [ri zälv′, rizôlv′] vt. resolved, resolving [ME resolven < L resolvere: see RE & SOLVE] 1. to break up into separate, constituent elements or parts; analyze 2. to change or transform: used reflexively [a discussion that resolved itself into an …

    English World dictionary

  • 9 RESOLVE — is a Washington, D.C. based non profit group dedicated to dispute resolution of public policy related topics. They will help interested parties reach consensus on difficult issues in a results oriented process.External links*… …

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  • 10 resolve — [n] decision, determination boldness, conclusion, courage, decidedness, design, earnestness, firmness, fixed purpose, intention, objective, project, purpose, purposefulness, purposiveness, resoluteness, resolution, steadfastness, undertaking,… …

    New thesaurus

  • 11 resolve — ► VERB 1) settle or find a solution to. 2) decide firmly on a course of action. 3) (of a legislative body) take a decision by a formal vote. 4) (resolve into) reduce into (separate elements or a more elementary form). 5) (of something seen at a… …

    English terms dictionary

  • 12 resolve — (v.) late 14c., from L. resolvere to loosen, undo, settle, from re , intensive prefix, + solvere loosen (see SOLVE (Cf. solve)). Same sense evolution as in RESOLUTION (Cf. resolution). Related: Resolved; resolving. The noun meaning determination… …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 13 resolve — 1 *analyze, dissect, break down Analogous words: *separate, part, divide: reduce, diminish (see DECREASE): melt, fuse (see LIQUEFY) Antonyms: blend 2 determine, *decide, settle, rule Ana …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 14 resolve — re|solve1 W3 [rıˈzɔlv US rıˈza:lv, rıˈzo:lv] v [T] [Date: 1300 1400; : Latin; Origin: resolvere to unloose , from solvere; SOLVE] 1.) to find a satisfactory way of dealing with a problem or difficulty = ↑solve →↑settle resolve a… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 15 resolve — verb ADVERB ▪ completely, fully ▪ The matter is not yet fully resolved. ▪ partially ▪ successfully ▪ adequately …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 16 resolve — I n. 1) to display, show resolve 2) to strengthen one s resolve 3) (a) firm resolve II v. 1) (D; tr.) to resolve into (to resolve an issue into several component parts) 2) (E) she resolved to work harder 3) (L) we resolved that we would resist to …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 17 resolve — 1 verb 1 (T) to find a satisfactory way of dealing with a problem or difficulty; settle: negotiations to resolve the dispute | There weren t enough beds, but the matter was resolved by George sleeping on the sofa. 2 (I, T) to make a definite… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 18 resolve — I UK [rɪˈzɒlv] / US [rɪˈzɑlv] verb Word forms resolve : present tense I/you/we/they resolve he/she/it resolves present participle resolving past tense resolved past participle resolved formal * 1) [transitive] to solve a problem, or to find a… …

    English dictionary

  • 19 resolve — re|solve1 [ rı zalv ] verb FORMAL * 1. ) intransitive to make a formal decision, usually after a discussion and a vote at a meeting: resolve to do something: The committee resolved to review the overall level of spending. a ) to make a firm… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 20 resolve — [[t]rɪzɒ̱lv[/t]] ♦♦♦ resolves, resolving, resolved 1) VERB To resolve a problem, argument, or difficulty means to find a solution to it. [FORMAL] [V n] We must find a way to resolve these problems before it s too late... [V n] They hoped the… …

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